The Outer Limits, V15 first ascent by Jimmy Webb in Lake Tahoe

American boulderer Jimmy Webb has been exploring the bouldering areas near Lake Tahoe and has pulled off the first ascent of a long-standing project that he’s calling The Outer Limits. It is a tall (about 20 feet | 6 meters) and powerful line that Webb considers V15 | 8C.

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Vrtule 8C/+, another superline in Holštejn by Ondra

Adam Ondra keeps sending hard lines in his limestone playground in Holštejn, Czech Republic. Last week he opened Drift 8C | V15 and now he has done the first ascent of Vrtule, which he considers even harder, 8C/+ | V15/16.

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Rustam Gelmanov, Crusher in Laval | Sunday Sends

Russian star Rustam Gelmanov offered a stellar performance during the 2014 IFSC World Cup in Laval, France. Let’s revisit the first problem in the final, which only Rustam could top.

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Video gems: Nina Williams on Ray of Light 8B | V13

Back in 2015, American climber Nina Williams made the first (and so far only) female ascent of Ray of Light, an 8B | V13 boulder problem located in Rocklands, South Africa, and opened by Fred Nicole. Now a video of the ascent, an excerpt from the climbing film ZA, has been published. Enjoy.

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Drift, Adam Ondra’s latest 8C | V15 in Holštejn

After sending his super project in Norway, Adam Ondra is back home, training and having fun in the local area of Holštejn, located to the north of his hometown, Brno. His latest hard first ascent is Drift, a hard boulder/traverse that he considers 8C | V15.

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5 moments from the Bloc Shop Open 2017

The Bloc Shop Open, held in Montreal, was a really good show. The final was full of international stars, with Mickael Mawem and Melissa Le Neve winning the event. I’ve chosen 5 of the moments from the event that caught my attention, let me know what you think!

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Jonas Baumann, Feet First | Sunday Sends

This Sunday we go back in time to the summer of 2012 to revisit a very physical problem from the male semifinal in Munich. We gonna see German climber Jonas Baumann sending it on his second try.

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Bloc Shop Open Live!

We have world-class bouldering tonight! In Montreal, Canada, the final round of the Bloc Shop Open will be livestreamed at 5.30pm (UTC-4). The lineup includes stars like Alex Puccio, Jernej Kruder, Alex Megos, Tyler Landman, Melissa Le Neve, Sebastien Lazure, Alannah Yip or Mickael Mawem.

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Alexey Rubtsov repeats Triangular Face, grading it 8B+ | V14

Russian climber Alexey Rubtsov has made the first repetition of Triangular Face, a hard boulder problem, located near Triangular Lake, close to the Russian Border with Finnland.

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More hard ascents by Rocasolano

Alberto Rocasolano keeps crushing all over Spain. A few days ago we talked about his super roof problem near Madrid, now we share this video of his ascents in the granite area of Hoyamoros (located to the west of Madrid, close to the border with Portugal). The ticklist shown in the video is quite impressive: […]

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