The third stage of the Boulder World Cup 2022 was won yesterday in Salt Lake City, USA, by Natalia Grossman and Mejdi Schalck.
On Friday 29 April Sébastien Bouin made the first ascent of DNA in the Ramirole sector of the Verdon Gorge in France. The French climber has suggested the grade 9c, making it one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world.
Scottish climber William Bosi has flashed Charizard, an 8B+ boulder problem at Sklapsko in the Czech Republic.
28-year-old Nolwen Berthier has climbed her first 9a+, Super Crackinette at Saint Léger du Ventoux in France.
Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe has abandoned his attempt to free climb Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. First climbed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson and repeated by Adam Ondra, this is known as the most difficult big wall climb in the world.
A few days ago 32-year-old Mari Salvesen of Norway flashed the notorious Belly Full of Bad Berries in Indian Creek, USA, becoming only the second person to do so after Pete Whittaker in 2011. Salvesen reports about her ascent which has been described as 'a massively significant ascent in offwidth climbing, crack climbing and women's trad climbing.'
The video of Adam Ondra making the first ascent of Bomba 9b and the variation Bombardino 9a+/9b at Bus de La Stria (Hotel Olivo) close to Arco, Italy
Stefano Ghisolfi analyses the holds on Excalibur, the futuristic climb at Drena close to Arco, Italy.
The video of Adam Ondra freeing an old project, an 8b+ slab called Italo-Spagnola at Bus de La Stria at Arco, Italy.
At the crag Terra Promessa close to Arco, Italy, Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Wonderland 9b/+
The video of Gabriele Moroni making the first repeat of the 9a+ Naturalmente at San Rocchino close to Camaiore in Italy, freed in 2017 by Adam Ondra.
29-year-old Czech climber Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Bomba 9b at Bus de La Stria (Hotel Olivo) in Arco, Garda Trentino, Italy.
The video of Stefano Ghisolfi and Adam Ondra climbing together at Arco, Italy.
Today at Grotta dell'Arenauta in Italy Stefano Ghisolfi made the first ascent of L'Arenauta, an old project bolted by Giuliano Tarquini for which Ghisolfi has now proposes the grade 9b.
Czech climber Adam Ondra has made the 4th ascent of Furia De Jabali 9a+ at Siurana in Spain.
The video of the first ascent of Absolutorium, a 9a freed by Adam Ondra at the end of October 2021 and bolted by Tomáš Pilka in 1994.
Belgian climbers Sébastien Berthe and Siebe Vanhee are currently attempting to climb The Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.
Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made a swift repeat of Erebor at Eremo di San Paolo close to Arco, Italy. The 9b was put up by Stefano Ghisolfi and previously repeated by Laura Rogora and Adam Ondra.
Italian rock climbers Marcello Bombardi and Marco Zanone have repeated First Ley, the 9a+ sport climb established by Chris Sharma at Margalef in Spain
The film about Austrian climber Beat Kammerlander making the first ascent of WoGü, the difficult multi-pitch route he established in 1998 in the Rätikon massif in Switzerland, dedicated to Wolfgang Güllich.