Simon Lee speaks to climbing legend, entrepreneur and first person to climb 9a, Ben Moon.
Ben Moon interview
As link above states, Ben Moon was not the first person to climb 9a: Wolfgana Gullich was.
No, Hubble was probably the worlds first 9a as it has been upgraded from 8c+ including by Adam Ondra. Ben opened it in 1990. Action Direct was opened in 1991. Whether the international climbing community accepts this is another question. Bit sensitive I expect, Wolfgang being dead and all.
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