The route „Golpe de estado“ 9b, is localized in sector El Pati in Siurana.
After 10 days of practising (3 attempts each day), sometimes during hard severe wind, Czech 17 years old phenomenal climber Adam Ondra climbed up to now his hardest route „Golpe de estado“ 9b.
Adam Ondra in the route „Golpe de estado“ 9b
photo by Vojta Vrzba
After Chris Sharma he did the 2nd ascent of the route.
„Golpe de estado“ is direct variant of the route "Estado critico" 9a.
The first part of the route is 9a+. Then the route continues by "Estado critico", that is after broken of a hold again 9a and in the new form it has not got any ascent up to now.
The first sender and creator of the route Chris Sharma had climbed it before the hold broke away. And what is Adam´s opinion about the grade: „After the hold was broken it is hard 9b“.
Today morning Czech Mountaineering Union hold press conference in Prague with a long distance telephone interview with Adam about preparation for climbing of the „Golpe de estado“ 9b. Just couple hours after the press conference he sent the route that was in focus of the questions.
Press conference of Czech Mountaineering Union with long distance telephone call with Adam Ondra.
Adam Ondra on diashow in the route „Golpe de estado“ 9b on press conference of Czech Mountaineering Union in Prague today.