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Scarred for life 8A+ by Marine Thevenet

Monday, 6 July

Scarred for life 8A+ by Marine Thevenet

Marine Thevenet, who has done some 40 boulders 8A to 8B, reports on Instathat she has done her probably hardest boulder ever, Scarred for Life 8A+ in Fionnay. …



Sunday, 5 July

90 m 9a (8c+) by Josema Urrestarazu (51)

Josema Urrestarazu has done the fourth ascent of Ekaitz Maiz' 90-meter long Basapiztien Eremua 9a (8c+) in Etxauri. The 51-year-old did his first and only 9a in 2014 and he says he was not in it for the grade but for the height. Sometimes he took 15-meter falls. Last year he did an 8c+ and made the …


Algorithm 9a by Nicholas Milburn

Sunday, 5 July

Algorithm 9a by Nicholas Milburn

Nicholas Milburn has done his second 9a, Algorithm at the Fins, which Jonathan Siegrist put up in 2012. "It took me five weeks to learn how to grab the crux poc…


Clear Blue Skies 8A flash by Natalia Grossman (19)

Sunday, 5 July

Clear Blue Skies 8A flash by Natalia Grossman (19)

Natalia Grossman, who has done seven 8A+' and harder since May, has done her first 8A flash, Clear Blue Skies in Mt Evans. The 19-year-old is #1 in the 8a month…



White Lightning 9a by Cameron Hörst (19)

Saturday, 4 July

White Lightning 9a by Cameron Hörst (19)

Cameron Hörst, the oldest son to training guru Eric, has done his second 9a, White Lightning in Wild Iris. "The climb is a link up of a 8b+ called “Heart Full o…


Coup d’etat 9a FA by Simon Lorenzi

Friday, 3 July

Coup d’etat 9a FA by Simon Lorenzi

Simon Lorenzi, #14 in the last World Cup 2019, has done the FA of Coup d’etat, which he thinks could be the first 9a in Belgium. The route was bolted by Micha V…


WoGü 8c:9a+? MP by Cedric Lachat

Friday, 3 July

WoGü 8c:9a+? MP by Cedric Lachat

Cedric Lachat has done the fourth ascent of WoGü in Rätikon which Adam Ondra made the FA of in 2009. Beat Kammerlander bolted it in 1997 and the name is a tribu…


Three 8c+' by Jan Hojer

Thursday, 2 July

Three 8c+' by Jan Hojer

Jan Hojer, who has qualified to Tokyo 2021, has during the last few days done three 8c+' as well as one 8c in Frankenjura; I bleed back, Hattori Hanzo, Madonna …