In 2007, Chris Sharma made the first ascent of Three degrees of separation in the Biographie sector at Céüse, France. The only(?) way to get passed the three blank sections on the ~25m route is to dyno. Until now, no one has been able to repeat the route, and it’s not due to lack of attention.
“To me [Three Degrees of Separation] felt like the hardest route in Céüse,” Ondra said in an interview with UK Climbing, “but that doesn’t mean that it is definitely at least 9a+ [5.15a], because it doesn’t fit me that well, but my suggestion is 9a+, and we will see.”
IMAGE: Adam Ondra © Pierre Délas/Kairn[vsw id=”73335110″ source=”vimeo” width=”550″ height=”400″ autoplay=”no”]