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Encyclopedia > Josune Bereziartu

Josune Bereziartu (born January 19, 1972) is a Basque rock climber. She has been climbing since 1989. January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... It has been suggested that Basque diaspora be merged into this article or section. ... Climbers on Valkyrie at the Roaches. ...

  • As of 2005, she is the only female to have climbed the grade 9a/5.14d (Bain de Sang in 2002 and Logical Progression). Bain de Sang in St Loup, Switzerland, had its first ascent (FA) by Fred Nicole and was the second 9a route in the world. Logical Progression is a sport route by Dai Koyamada.
  • In May 2005, she made the second ascent of Bimbaluna, graded 9a/9a+ (5.14d/5.15a). Bimbaluna was originally climbed by Francois Nicole (Fred Nicole's brother) in May 2004. The route is to the right of Bain de Sang.

Bereziartu has consistently pushed the limits of what women have accomplished in sport climbing. Before she redpointed Bain de Sang, only men had climbed the grade of 9a. And her ticklist of 5.14s would be the envy of many. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In mountaineering and related climbing sports, climbers give a climbing grade to a route that attempts to assess the difficulty and danger of climbing the route. ... In climbing, a first ascent (FA) is the first climb to reach the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route. ... Fred Nicole is a Swiss rock climber, notable for his numerous cutting edge first ascents. ... Sport climbing is a style of rock climbing that relies on permanent anchors fixed to the rock, especially bolts, for protection. ... Dai Koyamada is a Japanese rock climber. ...

External link

  • Josune Bereziartu website

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Desnivel.com información del mundo de la montaña, alpinismo y escalada. (506 words)
Josune Bereziartu, durante su encadenamiento a Bimbaluna, 9a/9a+ de Saint Loup, Suiza.
Pero hay cambios en la trayectoria de Josune Bereziartu, quien se ha desviado durante los últimos tiempos de la deportiva de máxima dificultad, especialidad en la que ha logrado realizaciones por las que ya tienen un sitio entre las mejores escaladoras de la historia.
De forma gradual, Josune y Rikar han ido dejando a un lado el mundo de la deportiva, para ir explorando otros terrenos y vertientes de la escalada, más cercanos al alpinismo más puro (de hecho, hay quien los vio en Telera, piolets en mano, durante el invierno).
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