The Climb Open Boulder Festival Live Tomorrow!


The 6th edition of The Climb Open Boulder Festival will take place this Saturday in Madrid. 200 climbers, 30 problems, costumes, barbecue, and Jan Hojer as invited star. If you are in town make sure you show up, if not, the final will be streamed live on youtube!

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Jan Hojer getting close on The Big Island sit start


Jan Hojer has spent some time in Fontainbleau trying one of the longest standing projects in the forest, the sit start to The Big Island. A few days ago Hojer published a short video in which he does most of the moves of the traverse into The Big Island and then a couple of moves […]

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Free Range, V13, by Isabelle Faus

American boulderer Iabelle Faus keeps crushing, 3 days ago she added Free Range, V13 | 8B, to her impressive resume. This is her 12th boulder graded V13 or harder (only Ashima Shiraishi and Alex Puccio compare). It also the first female V13 of 2017.

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Third ascent of Crisis 8C/+ by Alberto Rocasolano

Spanish boulderer Alberto Rocasolano’s impressive performance on rock continues, he has just repeated one of Spain’s hardest lines: Crisis, graded 8C/+ (V15/16), in Crevillente, Spain.

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Daisuke Ichimiya repeats Horizon V15 | 8C

Japanese climber Daisuke Ichimiya has done the second repetition of Dai Koyamada’s Horizon, in Mount Hiei, Japan. This is Ichimaya’s third V15 | 8C ascent after Shambala and Vanitas (both opened as well by Koyamada).

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Alex Puccio and Matt Fultz win the Di’namik Bouldering Championships

7 wins out of 7 comps for Alex Puccio. Since she started competing again, after recovering from her neck surgery, the American star has won every competition she’s entered.

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8C’s for Rubtsov and Albert

Low winter temperatures in Europe haven’t stopped Alexey Rubtsov and Charles Albert from going outside and trying really hard. Both have climbed 8C | V15 boulders in the last days.

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Oriane Bertone, 8B | V13 with just 11 years of age

With just 11 years of age, French climber Oriane Bertone has sent Fragile Steps in Rocklands, graded 8B | V13. Only two other climbers, Ashima Shiraishi and Shin Fei, have managed to climb that hard at such a young age.

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Jonatan Flor repeats Crisis 8C/+

Spanish bouldering champion Jonatan Flor has started 2017 on a very good note, repeating Nacho Sanchez’ Crisis, a really hard roof problem graded 8C/+ (V15/16).

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Tour de BIFF: London Highlights

The first stop of the Tour de BIFF (Beastmaker International Footless Festival) took part at the Castle Climbing Centre (London) two weekends ago. Tons of fun, tons of silliness, lots of footless pulling. Save you technique, finesse, and game face for some other day, the BIFF is about power, strength and having a good time.

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