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Wednesday, 3 June

Support climbing gyms in the UK

Grab one of several colorful tops to support UK climbing walls. All proceeds go towards helping climbing walls reopen – making them safer for both customers and…


Two 8c+ by Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi (15)

Wednesday, 3 June

Two 8c+ by Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi (15)

Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi, who did his first 9a in 2018, has done two 8c+, out of which one FA in Turkey. The 15-year-old has been in Turkey since before the loc…


8 Anni Dopo 8c+ FA by Matteo Gambaro (45)

Tuesday, 2 June

8 Anni Dopo 8c+ FA by Matteo Gambaro (45)

Matteo Gambaro, who just before the lockdown did an 8c+ FA in Albenga has made one more, 8 Anni Dopo. "In 2012 I made the FA Of "Blow" 8c. (c) Andrea Gallo. In…


Two 8C+ link-ups by Adam Ondra

Tuesday, 2 June

Two 8C+ link-ups by Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra has the last ten years focused mainly on competitions and hard routes neglecting hardcore boulders. With the Covid-19 he found some new boulder link-…


EDITORIAL

Monday, 1 June

Breathing could improve your climbing

There are several ways on how breathing can improve your climbing and here are some examples. You could try it out or even take some Yoga breathing lessons in order to best use your breathing while climbing. 1. Breath before you set of = Increase focus and concentration 2. Less nervous by thinking …


Jaxitax 8B and 8A+ FA by Jana Vincourková

Monday, 1 June

Jaxitax 8B and 8A+ FA by Jana Vincourková

Jana Vincourková has had a great weekend that started with doing her first 8B, Jaxitax in Moravský kras, video. Then she did the FA's of Napříč Amerika 8A+ and …


Seven 8A to 8B (A+) in Font by Max Bertone (13)

Monday, 1 June

Seven 8A to 8B (A+) in Font by Max Bertone (13)

Max Bertone has had some amazing weeks after the lockdown having done seven boulders 8A or harder including A Lay's Blaise assist, in the picture, and Les Ombre…


Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ by Laura Rogora (18)

Sunday, 31 May

Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ by Laura Rogora (18)

Laura Rogora, who has qualified to Tokyo 2021, reports on Insta has done her first 9a+, Pure Dreaming Plus in Arco. It is a 50 meter link-up, mainly in 45-80 de…


So-Ya-Hé 8c by Catherine Choong

Saturday, 30 May

So-Ya-Hé 8c by Catherine Choong

Katherine Choong, who did her first 9a last year, has done So-Ya-Hé 8c in Soyhières. (c) Isabelle Bihr ” It's a route I had already tried last year between pro…


In Time 9a by Martin Bergant

Saturday, 30 May

In Time 9a by Martin Bergant

Martin Bergant, #4 in the European Championship, has done his first 9a, In Time in Sopota. It is a seldom repeated spectacular Jernej Kruder route with an 8A dy…