Granite and plastic in Melloblocco 2017

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The biggest outdoor bouldering meeting/competition/party on the planet, Melloblocco, took place last weekend in Val Masino, Northern Italy. More than 2000 climbers took part in this edition, which also included the Italian Bouldering Championship.

8B | V13 Flash by Michael Piccolruaz

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Last weekend, in Maltatal, Austria, Italian climber Michael Piccolruaz did his hardest flash to date by climbing Klem Loskot’s Wrestling With an Alligator, graded 8B | V13, on his first try.

MelloBlocco 2016: Sun, granite and lots of climbing

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The past weekend saw another successful edition of MelloBlocco come and go, the 13th in fact; unlucky for some, but not for MelloBlocco.

European Bouldering Championships 2015 – Semifinals

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Really hard problems in the semifinal round in Innsbruck. Many big names are out, and we have a very unusual lineup for the finals.

The 8B Flashers Club

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To join The 8B Flashers Club you must have flashed at least one boulder problem that, at that very moment, was considered 8B | V13 or harder.