New German prodigy

New German prodigy

Wolfgang Meister, ever heard the name before? Well, chances are you´re going to hear it again in the future. This 20-year-old from Merbach, Germany...
Rands sends 7c+ bloc

Rands sends 7c+ bloc

Lisa Rands continued her good form through the end of November sending Moonraker, V9/7b+/c bloc at the Buttermilks on Thanksgiving Day. Five days later...
Dave undoes Fatman...

Dave undoes Fatman…

Turns out Dave was misinformed: "Ive got some annoying news, when I first did Fatman, this french guy showed me the two starting holds,...
More France

More France

Yann Ghesquiers has repeated Fatal mambo, 8c+, at Chorances. Phillipe Mussato has sent an old project at La Balme not far from...
Graham gets the hang of Font style

Graham gets the hang of Font style

Dave Graham has now adapted to the style in Font. This is his report: "Reporting in from Fontainebleau, I sent some cool problems despite...
Rouhling related news

Rouhling related news

Our French reporter Jon Smedsaas reports: "Yuji and Daï Koyamada has paid a visit to Fred Rouhling at Charente, managed to flash a few...
Ueli Gygax´ summer ticks

Ueli Gygax´ summer ticks

Ueli Gygax has had a productive summer/fall. His new problems include: Mikrokosmos 8a bloc(repeated by Markus Bock) Karabenemsi 8a bloc(also repeated by...
Lisa Rands is HOT

Lisa Rands is HOT

The Webcrag reports: "Former southern California resident Lisa Rands has continued to impress since moving to the town of Bishop located on the Eastside...
Sam Edwards opens 8b bloc

Sam Edwards opens 8b bloc

Tassie lad, Sam Edwards has sent a much tried project (after about 5 days of trying) at the Happy boulders called Goldfish Trombone and...
Andy Harris can dance!

Andy Harris can dance!

Andy "crimping" Harris from Sheffield S7 has repeated Dead can´t dance, 8a+ bloc/V12 in the Grampians, Australia. About the problem and grade he...
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,...

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