Home page Planetmountain.com

arrowNewsarrowDaniel Woods, Entlinge 8B+/C flash

Daniel Woods
Photo by Alexander Rydén
INFO / links & info:

Daniel Woods, Entlinge 8B+/C flash

29.11.2011 by Planetmountain

Daniel Woods has flashed Entlinge 8B+/C in the Murgtal, Switzerland.

In March 2007 British climber James Pearson stunned the climbing world with the first flash ascent of a confirmed 8B boulder problem, Ganymede Takeover at Brione, Switzerland. Four and a half years have passed since then and standards have risen considerably, so much so that Daniel Woods has now checked in with the flash of Entlinge, an 8B+/C problem established by Fred Nicole in 2005 in Switzerland's Murgtal. Originally graded 8C, it was first repeated by Bernd Zangerl in 2009.

Woods has numerous 8C ascents to his name including the first ascent of The Game V16/Fb8C+ at Boulder Canyon, Colorado, USA as well as the recent first ascents of Mystic Stylez and La force tranquille 8C at Magic Wood. According to 27crags.com, the American climber felt Entlinge suited his style perfectly and may be 8B+. Regardless of this downgrade or slashgrade, the ascent must be considered the world's hardest flash to-date.


Video of Bernd Zangerl making the second ascent of Entlinge

Share this page

SEARCH news

ZONE

CATEGORY

Full text search

AUTHOR

Planetmountain.com logo
Planetmountain.com is updated daily: news, rock climbing, walks, trekking, alpinism, freeride skiing, ski mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing on the mountains worldwide. Furthermore, climbing techniques explained, gear & book reviews, expert advice, mountain photography, interviews and competition reports.
FORUM
CLASSIFIEDS
Recent Comments
  • Chimera Verticale
    Ripetuta il 29 agosto 2014 con Martin Dejori. Bellissima via ...
    2014-08-30 / Alex Walpoth
  • Costantini - Apollonio
    Caro Checco, gli spit sono rispuntati, qualcuno in sosta, qu ...
    2014-08-29 / Angelo Bon
  • Diretta Consiglio
    Salita tanti anni fa, nel 1969, ovviamente senza friend (che ...
    2014-08-18 / renzo%20 Bragantini
  • Welcome to Tijuana
    Ieri sabato 02 agosto, io e il mio compagno Aldo Mazzotti, s ...
    2014-08-03 / Gianni Canale