Matty Hong sends Biographie (9a+)

30 May 2023

Matty Hong, who previously has done 14 routes 9a - 9b, reports on Insta that he has done Biographie (9a+) in Céüse. Interview is comming up. (c) Angie Scarth-Johnson

Biographie was bolted in 1989 by Jean-Christophe Lafaille and then in 1996 Arnaud Petit made it 2/3 up to a first anchor grading it 8c+. Five years later Chris Sharma made the FA of the full 35 meters line and the first anchor was removed. In total, it has now been repeated 19 times including one female ascent by Margo Hayes in 2017.

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