American climber Daniel Woods made the third ascent of Off the Wagon sit, the boulder problem freed by Shawn Raboutou in Val Bavona, Switzerland graded 8C + / V16 and repeated in February by Jimmy Webb.
Stefan Scarperi from the South Tyrol, Italy, has repeated Bügeleisen sit, the 8C boulder problem in Maltatal, Austria, established in 2014 by Nalle Hukkataival.
During a three-day bouldering stint in Austria’s Maltatal, Stefan Scarperi has sent a handful of testpieces: Bügeleisen 8B+ and Emotional Landscapes stand 8B, as well as a flash ascent of Wrestling with an alligator 8B. All these boulder problems were established by Klem Loskot around the new millennium. Scarperi reports.
The video of American climber James Webb who made the first repeat of Off the Wagon sit, the 8C+/V16 boulder problem freed by Shawn Raboutou in Val Bavona, Switzerland in 2018.
25-year-old boulderer Ryuichi Murai has made the first ascent of United, an 8C+ boulder problem at Mizugaki in Japan.
Swiss rock climber Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of Poison the Well, an 8C+ boulder problem at Brione in Switzerland.
At Fontainebleau in France Charles Albert, climbing barefoot, has established No Kapote Only, a boulder problem he believes to be 9A. This is only the second boulder in the world graded 9A, after Burden of Dreams freed by Nalle Hukkataival in 2016 in Finland.
Italian rock climber Gabriele Moroni has repeated Off the Wagon, the famous boulder problem graded 8B+ in Val Bavona, Switzerland.
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American climber Shawn Raboutou has made the long-awaited first ascent of Off the Wagon Low, in Val Bavona. Reportedly graded 8C+, this is now the hardest boulder problem in Switzerland.
This evening Stockholm, Sweden, will host the La Sportiva Legends Only 2018. The climbers invited to this international masters bouldering competition are Chris Sharma, Alexander Megos, Jernej Kruder, Jongwon Chon, Alexey Rubtsov and Ray Sugimoto. Live streaming starts at 19.00
Climbing photos taken by Matteo Pavana of the La Sportiva athletes meeting that took place in Rodellar, Spain, from 21 - 23 September.
At Göschenen in Switzerland Giuliano Cameroni and Nalle Hukkataival have made the first ascent of the highball boulder problem Deal With The Devil (8B).
The video of Niccolò Ceria climbing and bouldering close to Helsinki in Finland.
French climber Charles Albert has freed the extension to La Révolutionnaire, suggesting 8C+. If confirmed, this becomes the first problem in Fontainebleau (France) to be graded 8C+ and also one of the hardest boulder problems in the world.
The backstage video di Burden of Dreams, the first boulder problem in the world graded 9A and freed by Nalle Hukkataival at Lappnor in Finland in October 2016.
British climber Ned Feehally has flashed Trust Issues, an 8B+ boulder problem at Rocklands in South Africa. This is one of the hardest flash ascents to date.
The Classics | Boulder continues with the third episode dedicated to Dreamtime at Cresciano in Switzerland. Germany's Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm take a step back in time and explore this problem established in 2000 by Fred Nicole and hailed as the world's first 8C.
The climbing video documenting Jakob Schubert’s first repeat of Bügeleisen Sit, the 8C boulder problem in Maltatal, Austria, established by Nalle Hukkataival in 2014.
The trailer to 'The Lappnor project', the climbing film that documents the ascent of 'Burden of Dreams', the first boulder problem in the world to be graded 9A, freed in October 2016 by Finland's Nalle Hukkataival.