Elias Iagnemma manages 5th ascent of the boulder “Gioia” (8C/+). The boulder is one of the test pieces in the Italian bouldering area Varazze and is one of the hardest boulders in Italy. The boulder was first ascended by Christian Core in 2008 and so…Read more
The Belgian Simon Lorenzi sends with the seated start version of “The Big Island” one of the really big and “last problems” in Fontainebleau. He needed a total of 25 sessions for this. With the grading he is a bit uncertainly hard 8C+ or 9A. In the c…Read more
Matt Fultz sends in the bouldering crag Red Rocks with “Trieste Sit” 8B+, “Squoze” 8B+ and “Sleepwalker” 8C+ within 24 hours. The latter two boulders were opened by James “Jimmy” Webb. For Matt was is the 6th ascent of “Sleepwalker”.
“Just fin…Read more
Last year 22 boulder problems with grade 8C and harder were first ascented. Three more than in the year before last, i.e. there was no corona-related collapse in the development figures, as climbers, such as Alex Megos or Adam Ondra, were increasingl…Read more