House of Cards 9a FA by Moritz Welt

Friday, 2 October

Moritz Welt has done the FA of House of Cards 9a in Frankenjura. On Insta he explains that the name refers to "is an expression that dates back to 1645 meaning a structure or argument built on a shaky foundation or one that will collapse if a necessary (but possibly overlooked or unappreciated) element is removed."(c) Lars Decker

"It took me about five sessions last year and six more this season. It is an old project which was just halfway bolted and not cleaned at all, I put in like two or three days effort to bolt the rest and clean it up. I have to say I'm really not sure about the grade, first I thought it wont be that hard, but it took me longer than expected."

It should be mentioned that the 19-year-old has now done ten 9a's, excluding a couple he suggested a personal down grade. In the 8a ranking game, he is #7.

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