11 April 2022

EPIC: Ondra sends Bomba 9b and Bombardino 9a+/9b above Arco

Adam Ondra started bolting a line in Bus de la Stria in the vicinity of Arco ten years ago but abandoned it as he could not find a sequence getting through the crux. Trying it again in 2022 he made the FA of first one 9a+/b and then also the FA of Bomba (9b). "One of the most epic moments of my climbing! Very unexpected. I though it would be 9b+, but unfortunately after only few days of work it cannot be 9b+. Very bouldery, very reachy and very crimpy. Love it! Definitely upper end of 9b in my opinion."

In the epic video, with absolutely stunning scenary above Arco and Lago di Garda, we can see that he twice did skip two bolts and being super thrilled and excited making qoutes like, "Oh my god! It was just the strength of my will.... I think the route is absolutely epic."
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