Rock Climbing Classics: Episode 2 – Jan Hojer Climbs Action Directe (5.14d)

Action Directe was the first 5.14d in the world.

By Rock and Ice | May 21st, 2014

Established in 1991 by the legendary Wolfgang Gullich, the powerful Frankenjura testpiece Action Directe remains a benchmark for the grade of 9a. In episode 2 of “Reclimbing the Classics,” the young bouldering powerhouse Jan Hojer traces Gullich’s path that eventually left the world with perhaps its most iconic sport climb.


 

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