[VIDEO] Alex Megos in „Das Pumpenhausen“ (FB 8B)

They may have got the name wrong, but it has indeed taken an overseas visitor to complete a long-standing north Wales boulder project, known locally as the "Fred Nicole Roof'. The first ascent took German climbing prodigy, Alex Megos, two visits to the sea-side venue of Porth Ysgo on the Lleyn Peninsula. Das Pumpenhausen Test Piece is arguably the hardest but without doubt one of the finest problems in Wales. As for the grade Alex suggested 8B but it may be more difficult as he felt the problem suited him.

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Alex Megos' first ascent account of Das Pumpenhausen (8B) at Porth Ysgo. You can also read the story behind the impressive problem at dmmclimbing.com/news/2013/05/megos-sends-wales-ultimate-problem/