Cedric Lachat has done the first repeat of Anak Verhoeven’s „Sweet neuf“ 9a+ in Pierrot Beach. It was his third 9a+ Route. Also Cedric has previously done three 9a+ and some 20 routes graded 9a. Cedric confirming the 9a+ grade.

(c) Simon Destombes

I did 7 sessions before the send. It was all the time a little bit wet and it caused me troubles. But I knew if I could send the 9a I will not fall in the second part in 8b. I climbed only 3 times in the extension and I knew it will be ok. It’s big moves on chipped holds, a stamina effort and I’m used to deal with these kind of routes.“