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9a FA by Jonathan Siegrist

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Tuesday, 9 November

9a FA by Jonathan Siegrist

Jonathan Siegrist gives a detailed report of his FA of Pure Imagination, 9a in Red River Gorge. (c) by Ethan Pringle. As for the grade, "I base this suggestion…


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Tuesday, 9 November

New Speed record on The Nose

Planetmountain reports that Sean Leary and Dean Potter have done the 870 meters of The Nose (El Capitan, Yosemite) with record speed of 2.36.45. This means that they were 20 seconds faster than Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine last month.


Novo recorde de velocidade na via The Nose, Yosemite

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Tuesday, 9 November

Novo recorde de velocidade na via The Nose, Yosemite

Sean Leary e Dean Potter estabeleceram um novo recorde de velocidade na clássica via The Nose, no El Capitan em Yosemite, tendo escalado a via em apenas 2:36:45…


Record for the Spanish 8a page

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Tuesday, 9 November

Record for the Spanish 8a page

Ignacio Sandoval Buron has been running the Spanish 8a page since 2002. Yesterday it reached 1,000 unique visitors for the first time: they made 4,864 visits. …


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Monday, 8 November

Final World Cup event in Kranj

100 athletes are registered to compete in the final Lead World Cup event of 2010 in Kranj, Slovenia. Jain Kim has already secured the women's title by having won the last four events. In the men's category, Ramon Julian Puigblanque, Jacob Schubert and Patxi Usobiaga will be battling for the overal…


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Sunday, 7 November

Progression by Sylvain Durand (37)

Sylvain Durand has had an interesting development the last few years. Yesterday the 37-year-old did his fourth 8c, Progression, in Jonquasses.


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Sunday, 7 November

Puccio & Hukkataival at IMS Boulder Festival

1. Alex Puccio - Nalle Hukkataival 2. Anna Stöhr - Guillome Glarion-Mondet 3. Alizee Dufraisse - Kilian Fischhuber 4. Alex Johnson - Paul Robinson 5. Alexandra Ladurner - Rudi Moroder The winners did get Euro 1 500. 200 8a yearbooks were handed out. more info by Rudi Moroder More pics at Bergleben


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Sunday, 7 November

8A again by Conny Matthes

Conny Matthes has done her fourth 8A in 2010, Flubber in Frankenjura. This year she has also done her first 8b+.


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Saturday, 6 November

The Dagger 8B (+) by Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson has done The Dagger in Cresciano, and grades it 8B. "Its a movie baby. 8a to 8a = ??? Hard to imagine 8b+." Now he is off for the sit start, The Story of Two Worlds, 8C (+).


8b+ by Ievgeniia Kazbekova (14)

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Saturday, 6 November

8b+ by Ievgeniia Kazbekova (14)

Ievgeniia Kazbekova has done her first 8b+, Parallel'nyj mir in Red stone. In September she won the Youth World Champion and last year, she did three 8b's. Bot…