Thibault Lair sends Cosi se Arete (9a)

1 June 2023

Thibault Lair has done Cosi se Arete (9a) in Rodellar. The 30-year-old has previously done seven 9a's and last month he sent Papichulo (9a+).

What's this route like?
It is a 50 m route in the overhang [directly] above the swimming pool in Rodellar, just next to Detectives (9a) which I completed a short time ago. Very quickly I passed the hardest section of the route but I fell in the last 5 movements of the route about ten times, which I didn't really expect. Before there was a rest between the bouldering section and the last movements of resistance but a hold broke which means that there is no more rest and that the sequence of the last movements is really hard. I don't think the route has been repeated since. Really a king line with a super classy crux to climb and beautiful and varied holds. Thanks to Serge for equipping :)

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