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Martin Keller night climbing on the boulder problem Big Kat 8B+ at Chironico, Switzerland
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Bouldering at Chironico: Martin Keller climbing Big Kat

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The video of Swiss climber Martin Keller on the 8B+ boulder problem Big Kat at Chironico in Switzerland.

Even though he’s extremely strong, he’s not the strongest climber in the world. But Martin Keller is perhaps one of the most determined; after having invested more than 100 days in freeing the 8C Der mit dem Fels tanzt at Chironico in 2012, in January 2018 the Swiss climber managed to repeat the 8B+ Ninja Skills at Sobrio after more than 80 days of efforts.

Keller also demonstrated out-of-the-ordinary perseverance on Big Kat, the 8B+ freed by James Webb at Chironico described by the 40-year-old as "one of the very best in Ticino." Once again, more than 100 days of attempts, during daylight hours, in the dark, in the heat, in the cold, when it was snowing, in company and alone…




Martin Keller - selection of boulder problems
The Highlander- Sustenpass, first ascent, 8C
Der mit dem fels tanzt - Chironico, first ascent, 8C
Gepresster Hase - Sustenpass, first ascent, 8C
Nike - Brione, first ascent, 8B+
Deadalus - Sustenpass, first ascent, 8B+
Ikarus - Sustenpass, first ascent, 8B+
The Dagger - Cresciano 8B+
Big Kat - Chironico, 8B+
Collateral - Chironico, first ascent without chipped hold, 8B+
Confessions - Cresciano, third ascent, 8B/+
Ninja Skills - Sobrio 8B+
No mystery - Chironico, first ascent after a hold broke, 8B
Supertussi - Brione, first ascent, 8B
Riverbed - Avers, 8B
Bogalagga - Chironico, 8B
La soucoupe - Chironico, 8B
One summer in paradise - Avers, second ascent



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