The German Kim Marschner could climb his first 8C boulder with „Forgotten Gem“ (8C). Forgotten Gem“ is a „forgotten“ project in the Swiss bouldering crag of Chironico, which was brought to Kim’s attention by Swiss Giuliano Cameroni. Already 17 years ago Bernd Zangerl and Dave Graham tried themselves in this project. For Kim, it would be his fourth 8C boulder if the grading is confirmed.
„@giuliano_cameroni showed me this project a few months ago and I couldn’t understand why this beautiful line wasn’t climbed yet. I started trying it a few days later but it felt super hard and I had no spotter and not enough pads. A few weeks later Giul and Shawn tried it for a bit and I got psyched to try again with them but my skin was really bad why I had to stop trying really soon. Coming back to Ticino one week later @luis_gerhardt_ and me tried it again and for the first time I was able to do all the moves in the boulder and I already had two good tries from the bottom.