World’s First 9a Onsight

Alex Megos’ ascent of Estado Critico at Siurana in Spain is widely accepted as the world’s first 9a onsight. The outstanding climbing talent of this 19 year-old is matched by his modesty. His quiet and down to earth approach to climbing partly explains why until now he has remained under the radar of much of the climbing media. You wont find his name next to a scorecard on

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Alex Megos Estado Critico 9a Onsight

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  1. steveB Apr 5, 2013 at 10:54 am #

    Hung out with Alex for a week in Hueco. Super strong and very down to earth. Didn’t make a big fuss about anything, just crushed the bejeezers out of Hueco… Inspiring stuff Alex!

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