The Spaniard Jose Luis Palao Peinado climb his probably first 9a + route with first ascent of „La catedral delos narcos“ in Santuario (Murica), Spain. He is not quite sure of the grading, but the repetitions will show that.

Photo: (c) Andrés Giménez

„It was a long process for me that I tried during some winters to epochs, the route has 2 parts of 8c + well differentiated by a good rest, from here to the final problem you would arrive with a 9a and a 7b + boulder without almost resting“