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What Does It Take to Climb 9a (5.14d)?

Climbing hard isn’t easy, at least not for most people. What does it take to climb 5.14d (9a)?

In this clip from EpicTV, Adam Ondra, Cedric Lachat, Gautier Supper, Jakob Schubert and Sean McColl discuss the ninth grade, what it means and what you need to do to climb it.

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