The Big Island 8C | V15 by Ned Feehally

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Britsh climber Ned Feehally has finished his trip to Fontainebleau with a repetition of Vincent Pochon’s The Big Island, one of the most famous (and hardest) compression problems in the World.

Chongqing Bouldering World Cup – Preview

Chongqing Bouldering Wall Schema

The IFSC Bouldering World Cup kicks off this weekend in Chongqing, a city in the Middle of China with about 7 million people. It is the second year in a row that Chongqing hosts a Bouldering World Cup.

More bouldering comps this weekend

CWIF2012

After the ABS Nationals in the USA and the Japanese Bouldering Championship, this weekend is time for the ABS 14 Youth Nationals and the 2013 CWIF. The French Bouldering Championships are also on the horizon.

2012 Recap – Best Male Competition Boulderers

Gelmanov in an IFSC Bouldering World Cup

Few weeks ago we listed our 2012 top 5 best female climbers in IFSC bouldering competitions. Let’s do the same with the guys, shall we? Please bear in mind that this is based mostly on my personal opinion and is just for fun. You can be sure that I’ve struggled to make this list. The top 5 […]

Weekly Digest – 20 January 2013

Glairon Mondet climbing The Big Island

Hum… those lazy climbers… just one 8C | V15 got repeated this week! Guillaume Glairon Mondet repeated The Big Island 8C | V15 The Big Island is a low standing start to The Island, a problem first done by Dave Graham and located in the sandstone Mecca of Fontainebleau, France. On Glairon Mondet’s blog you […]

Weekly Digest – 16 December 2012

Nacho Sánchez in Zarzafar 8B+ | V14

James Webb has joined the super-exclusive club of V13 Flashers by sending “Roses and Blue Jays” (8B | V13) on his first try. Here’s a video of  Rob D’Anastasio sending that problem. Alex Johnson has flashed Luminance 7C | V9 in Bishop, California. Luminance is a pretty intimidating highball first climbed by Shawn Diamond in 2008. […]