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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
Canadian prodigy

Canadian prodigy

Canadian magazine Gripped reports Sean McColl, 12(!) years of age, has sent Pulse, .14a/8b+, at The Cheakamus canyon. The route was Canada´s first .14a...
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...
Simone Pedeferri climbs 8c?

Simone Pedeferri climbs 8c?

Simone Pedeferri has managed to repeat Aldo Rovelli´sJava, 8c, at...somewhere in Italy.I don´t know very much about this guy other then that he has...
3rd ascent of the Egg

3rd ascent of the Egg

The Bouldering Domain reports, Tim Doyle has made the third ascent of the Egg, V12/8a+ bloc, at Squamish. "Rumor has it a strong dude...
Kilarski opens new 8c

Kilarski opens new 8c

Wojciech Slowakiewicz reports: Mateusz Kilarski has opened a new hard boulder route on Kapa (Podzamcze). The problem named Prowokacja starts up Czyz...

TIPP DER REDAKTION

Robert Jasper solo in Nord-Norwegen (c) Robert Jasper

Robert Jasper solo in Nord-Norwegen

Aufgrund der COVID-19 Kriese und einer Einreisesperre musste Robert Jasper seine für dieses Jahr geplante Grönland solo Bigwall-Expedition verschieben. Als Alternative kam ihm der Norden Norwegen wieder in den Sinn.

PRODUKTE

Kurt Albert - Frei denken - frei klettern - frei sein (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Buchvorstellung: Kurt Albert – Frei denken – frei klettern – frei...

Kurt Albert (1954–2010) war einer der größten und geistreichsten Kletterer und Bergsteiger aller Zeiten. In Nürnberg geboren, zählte er zu den Pionieren der internationalen Freikletterbewegung, die im Frankenjura eines ihrer Zentren hatte.

PANORAMA

Kurt Albert - Frei denken - frei klettern - frei sein (c) Tyrolia Verlag

Buchvorstellung: Kurt Albert – Frei denken – frei klettern – frei...

Kurt Albert (1954–2010) war einer der größten und geistreichsten Kletterer und Bergsteiger aller Zeiten. In Nürnberg geboren, zählte er zu den Pionieren der internationalen Freikletterbewegung, die im Frankenjura eines ihrer Zentren hatte.