Jakob Schubert was on a three-day short boulder trip in Val Bavona, Switzerland. It took the eyes of the local Giuliano Cameroni of the classic ‘Off the Wagon’ (8B+) and was able to flash it. He was also very close on a ascent of Read more
In the absence of natural climbing opportunities, what does the city do? You look for “artificial” alternatives. Well, nowadays you go to the bouldering- and climbing hall, but “earlier” which is quite common. In this case, a certain Ivo David opened…Read more
Shawn Raboutou, currently traveling with Daniel Woods and the local Giuliano Cameroni in Val Bavona in Switzerland, was able to first ascented a new top boulder with ‘Roadkill’ (8C) in the valley. Only last year Shawn first ascented probably the most…Read more
After Austin Purdy, the Dutchman Michiel Nieuwenhuijsen can now climb with ‘The Story of 2 Worlds’ in Cresciano, Switzerland. It was the second boulder in this grade for the Dutch after ‘Big Island’ in 2015. ‘The story’ was first ascented by Dave Gra…Read more
Unbelievably: Jimmy Webb has done with ‘Lucid Dreaming’ in Bishop his 31th Boulder 8C or harder on his ninth day. On Insta he says that this was his first hard crimp test piece he has tried as he thought he was too big for this type of boulders.
Martin Stráník with a good start in the new year. He sends after five days the first ascent of “Iceberg” (8C) in Moravský kras. It was his 9th 8C Boulder and his second FA in this grade…..Read more