Nice-Climb.com reports that Alex Chabot has put up the ´hardest route in Gorges du Loup´, PuntX, which means that the route must be 9a+?, even if Alex refuses to suggest a grade. The route was bolted by Cedric Lo Piccolo and it is 40 moves and 20 meters long. In the enlargeable picture by Philippe Maurel you can see that his right hand moves from one mono pocket to another.