Direct finish to Gaia

Direct finish to Gaia

Charlie Woodburn has done a direct finish to the fearsome Gaia, itself E8 6c (and done in March 1986), at Black Rocks, UK. He´s...
Nadiras is hot again

Nadiras is hot again

Julien Nadiras (20) has repeated Total Eclipse, 8a+ bloc and la Direct de la Mee 8a+ bloc in Fontainebleau. Nadiras is no stranger to...
Bocki goes wild

Bocki goes wild

Classic Rock reports Markus Bock has repeated Ueli Gygax´ Franks wild years, 8b bloc, at Cresciano, Switzerland, and confirmed the grade.
Pietro Dal Prà frees Hotel Supramonte

Pietro Dal Prà frees Hotel Supramonte

From Planet Mountain At the end of October and start of November the Italian Mountain Guide Pietro Dal Prà travelled to Sardinia to...
Good conditions in Font

Good conditions in Font

Olivier Lebreton is enjoying the good conditions in Fontainebleau. Not only has he opened a new 8a+ bloc, Hip Hop, in Boissy aux Cailles,...
Ben´s 8b bloc...confusion

Ben´s 8b bloc…confusion

As it turns out 8 ball wasn´t a new problem at all...John Gaskins: I just thought I´d tell you that Ben Moon´s new problem...
US invation in Fontainebleau

US invation in Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau is more or less invaded by Americans at the moment. Steven Jeffery has looked the most impressive so far, with fast ascent of...
Rumour was true - Nicole 8c bloc!!!!

Rumour was true – Nicole 8c bloc!!!!

8a.nu reported, two weeks ago, about a new horrendously hard boulder problem sent by Frederic Nicole. The name should be Dreamtime and the suggested...
Sean McColl

Sean McColl, 12 years, climbs 8b+

Rock & Ice reports about a new canadian wonder kid - Sean McCall. At the age of 12 he makes The Pulse, 8b+ (5.14)....
8 ball

8 ball, 8b, – Ben Moon

According ukclimb.com Ben Moon did a sitstart to an older problem that has been graded both standing and crouching. 8 ball is the...
Mo Overfield sends Slingshot 8b

Mo Overfield sends Slingshot 8b, bloc

"Mo" Overfield has made the first real ascent of Slingshot at Fraggett. Jerry Moffatt top-roped it in 1985 and gave it a brittish 7b...
Some last sends before Font

Some last sends before Font

New England Bouldering reports: "Dave Graham recently sent what is probably New England´s hardest boulder problem, The Ill Saint, at the Round Pond area...
Bransby onsights E9

Bransby onsights E9

Rumour has it that Ben Bransby has made the first repeat of John Dunne´s Carmen Picasso, E9 6c (F8a+) at Gorple, near Widdop. Not...
New 8b+ bloc by Nicole?

New 8b+ bloc by Nicole?

According to a rumour that have reached 8a.nu, Fred Nicole has opened a new hard problem at Cresciano in southern Switzerland. The problem is...
Slovenian John Dunne

Slovenian John Dunne

39 year-old Igor Kalan has sent the 40 meter long testpiece Bastillia, 8b+, at Osp (Misja Pec) Slovenia.This summer he also climbed Cerko, 8b,...
17 on 14b

17 on 14b

Seventeen year old Adam Osterhoff sent his first 5.14 yesterday at Rumney. Rather than tackling a "soft" 14a for his first 14, Adam sent...
Favresse kicks ass in the US

Favresse kicks ass in the US

Belgian, Nicolas Favresse(20) has shown great form in the US. At Rifle, he sent The crew, .14b/8c, in 13 tries, The 7pm show, .14a/8b+,...
Austrian sends

Austrian sends

This past friday was a good day for Austrians, Martin Jansenberger and Bernhard Fiedler. Martin made the firste repeat of Hobby extra, 8c,...
Extreme Lives

Extreme Lives

Here´s a little something for all you trad lovers out there: On Weds 18th Oct, Martin Crocker made a desperate & dangerous shallow...
Bereziartu sends 8a bloc!

Bereziartu sends 8a bloc!

Josune Bereziartu has done the first ascent of Berezi, her first 8a bloc. By doing this Josune became the third woman on the planet,...
New routes on Madagascar

New routes on Madagascar

Vlado Linek reports a Slovakian crew has just returned from Madagascar where they put up two new routes: Everything is in Your Mind, 7b+,...
3rd ascent of Mandala

3rd ascent of Mandala

Our friend Klemen Demsar reports, Jared Roth has made the 3rd ascent of Mandala. About the grade, he said it was "pretty hard"... ...
Some Font-action

Some Font-action

Jean-Baptiste Jourjon has repeated Marc LeMenestrel´sla Surplomb de la Mée direct, 8a+ bloc, at Fontainebleau.
Graham again

Graham again

New England Bouldering reports Dave Graham has flashed Joe Kinder´s new route Sinister 6000, .13d/8b. And yes this adds a few points on the...
Another Pole climbs 8c

Another Pole climbs 8c

Our friends at Brytan reports Dawid Skoczylas has made the 4th ascent of Dezintegracji formy, 8c, at Podzamcze, Poland.

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Marek Holeček und Zdeněk Hák am Chamlang erfolgreich (c) Mammut

Marek Holeček und Zdeněk Hák am Chamlang erfolgreich

Am 21. Mai 2019 legten Mammut Pro Team Athlet Marek Holeček und Zdeněk Hák die letzten Meter zum Chamlang-Gipfel (7321m) zurück und bezwangen als erste Alpinisten überhaupt die Nordwestwand des nepalesischen Berges.

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