Both Anak Verhoeven of Belgium and Austria’s Angie Eiter have successfully redpointed Chris Sharma’s huge, 50-metre long 9a, Era Vella, at Margalef in Spain. With this ascent, 4 time World Champion Angie has now climbed 3 9a’s, but it’s Anak’s first, aged just 18. She is the 4th woman to climb the route, which has had over 30 ascents in total, making it the most climbed 9a in the World.
No matter what style or rock type you're climbing, the ability to edge is always a desirable feature in a shoe. The more you're climbing technical routes on slabs or vertical walls, the more important this becomes. So if your aspirations lie in thin, technical trad climbing or hard, crimpy, sport routes then you should really be looking at getting a pair of shoes that provide exceptional edging. In today's show we take you through our top 3 choices for this type of climbing.
What Are The Best Climbing Shoes For Edging? | EpicTV Climbing Daily, Ep.490
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