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Stranger in a strange land 8A+ and two 8A's by Alex Puccio

Monday, 6 July

Stranger in a strange land 8A+ and two 8A's by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio has had a great day up at the Hallet in RMNP, doing Stranger in a strange land 8A+ located at 3 700 meter. Since May, the 31-year-old has done 20 bo…


Giuliano Cameroni comments his latest 8C FA

Monday, 6 July

Giuliano Cameroni comments his latest 8C FA

Giuliano Cameroni, who previously has done 16 boulders 8C and harder, out of which five FA, comments his latest, Power of Now 8C. "So psyched to have done this …


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 …


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…


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…


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…