posted by dpm on 09/02/2013
Ramon Julian has established Red Ram (9a+/5.15a) at Montserrat, Spain. The route is located in La Bauma del Gaiato sector, an area that has the highest concentration of hard projects. Ramon had tried the project after it was bolted nearly a decade ago and most recently this past spring. Red Ram is the first ninth grade route at Montserrat and, thus, its hardest which is quite notable for a world-famous area with over 3500 routes. This ascent marks Ramon's ninth 5.14d or harder first ascent and his 32nd overall since he ticked his first one in 2002.
Ramon Julian on Red Ram (9a+/5.14d). Photo: M. Alba/Ramon's blog.