Chaehyun Seo has made the second feminine ascent of La Rambla (extension) (9a+), in Siurana.
NewsMargo Hayes repeats La Rambla, 9a+
The route, first established by Alexander Huber, after which prolonged by Ramón Julián Puigblanque, was the primary consensus 9a+ to obtain a feminine repeat when Margo Hayes climbed it again in 2017. In climbing the La Rambla, Seo turns into simply the ninth girl to climb 9a+ or tougher.
Seo spent 5 days working the route, and climbed it on her seventh try. She described the ultimate part of it because the half she discovered essentially the most difficult.
Taking to instagram to share the information, Seo mentioned:
‘[To] ship it on my seventh strive was simply superb! It’s been certainly one of my greatest dream in my climbing life and I nonetheless cannot consider that what occurred in the present day. Second feminine ascent for this route! Thank you for giving me large cheering, was simply superior’.
Seo is greatest identified for her success on the competitors circuit, having gained the IFSC Lead World Cup in her debut senior 12 months, at simply 15 years outdated. More lately, Seo gained gold within the 2021 IFSC World Championships in lead climbing, and completed in second place behind Janja Garnbret on this years Climbing World Cup.
Seo now heads to Céüse to strive Chris Sharma’s iconic Biographie (9a+), one other 9a+ check piece with just one feminine repeat.