Yuji Hirayama


Quick Info

Nationality: JP
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8c
Hardest Trad (Worked): E9

References

[1] Interview with PlanetMountain, 1999 https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/yuji-hirayama.html

Quick Info

Nationality: JP
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+
Hardest Sport (Onsight): 8c
Hardest Trad (Worked): E9

References

[1] Interview with PlanetMountain, 1999 https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/yuji-hirayama.html


Podcasts


Pics + Vids

White Zombie (8c)
Added at 08:07 on 01 July 2021
Super Tweak (8c)
Added at 10:09 on 08 September 2021
Peaceful Mountain (9a, FA)
View this post on Instagram

Added at 20:03 on 08 March 2022

Ascents

9 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
2000 Noia 8c+ (Lead) 01 Sep 2000 (approx)

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/yuji-hirayama-repeats-noia-8c-.html

2001 Super Tweak 8c (Lead) 01 Jan 2001 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I2t2T-FoZc&t=63s

2002
2003 Flat Mountain 9a+ (Lead) 01 Jan 2003 (approx)

Yuji first bolted the line in 1989 before coming back to finish the project in 2003!

2004 White Zombie 8c (Lead Onsight) 07 Oct 2004 (approx)

The first onsight of an 8c.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Csdo59GHnI

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009 Cobra Crack E9 (Lead) 01 Sep 2009 (approx)
2010
2011 Greenspit E9 (Lead) 01 Oct 2011 (approx)

Second go.

2012
2013
2014 The Big Issue E9 (Lead) 08 Sep 2014 (approx)
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022 Peaceful Mountain 9a (Lead) 06 Mar 2022

https://www.instagram.com/p/CawztQhl7Nr/

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Flat Mountain 9a+ (Lead) 01 Jan 2003 (approx)

Yuji first bolted the line in 1989 before coming back to finish the project in 2003!

Peaceful Mountain 9a (Lead) 06 Mar 2022

https://www.instagram.com/p/CawztQhl7Nr/

Akira 9a (Lead Did not finish)
Noia 8c+ (Lead) 01 Sep 2000 (approx)

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/yuji-hirayama-repeats-noia-8c-.html

Super Tweak 8c (Lead) 01 Jan 2001 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I2t2T-FoZc&t=63s

White Zombie 8c (Lead Onsight) 07 Oct 2004 (approx)

The first onsight of an 8c.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Csdo59GHnI

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Cobra Crack E9 (Lead) 01 Sep 2009 (approx)
Greenspit E9 (Lead) 01 Oct 2011 (approx)

Second go.

The Big Issue E9 (Lead) 08 Sep 2014 (approx)
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade