The sendage continues in Rocklands

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The hard ascents in Rocklands keep piling. After the repetitions of Monkey Wedding, hard First Ascents, 8B+ Flashes, and female 8B repetitions… now Nalle Hukkataival and Shawn Raboutou have repeated, and upgraded, Jimmy Webb’s KhoiKhoi. Meanwhile Jakob Schubert has been busy sending 70 double-digits (including 2 V13 flashes).

Video gems: Toru Nakajima on Lucid Dreaming

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Here’s a wonderful video documenting Toru Nakajima’s ascent of Lucid Dreaming, the V15 line opened by Paul Robinson in Bishop, California. Nakajima did the 4th ascent of the problem in February of this year, during his third visit to work on the line.

Video Gems: Alex Khazanov sending Monkey Wedding 8C | V15

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Here’s the uncut footage of Alex Khazanov’s repetition of Monkey Wedding, a super-hard Rocklands classic opened by Fred Nicole back in 2002. Enjoy.

Uncharted Lines Movie Review

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Here’s a review of Paul Robinson’s latest movie, Uncharted Lines. A movie about the exploration of new bouldering areas and the process of opening new lines. Robison side, it features Jimmy Webb, Chris Sharma, Meagan Martin, Daniel Woods, Beto Rocasolano, Nicco Ceria, Pol Roca…

Psicobloc and V14 Flashes | OnB Digest 30/07/2017

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The biggest Deep Water Soloing comp in the World, a V14 flash… let’s catch up with the latest bouldering news!

Ned Feehally flashes Trust Issues, 8B+ | V14

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The sendage in Rocklands continues. British climber Ned Feehally has pulled off an impressive flash of Trust Issues, a problem graded 8B+ | V14, opened by Nalle Hukkataival two weeks ago. Only 5 climbers have managed to flash a problem that hard.

Alex Megos repeats The Finnish Line

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German climber Alex Megos has pulled off the first repetition of Nalle Hukkataival’s The Finnish Line. Regarding the quality of the problem, it looks like Megos agrees with Hukkataival: Maybe the best line of all time?!

More comps in Europe & more sends by Puccio | OnBDigest 23/07/2017

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Over the last days, we’ve had several international comps in Europe. Meanwhile, Alex Puccio keeps climbing hard stuff in the Rockies. Let’s catch up with the latest bouldering news!

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing The Pursuit of Happiness 8B | V13

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Here’s a beautiful video of British climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbing in Topside, South Africa. It includes her ascent of The Pursuit of Happiness, her first 8B-graded ascent.

The Shinning V13, Alex Puccio keeps crushing in the Rockies

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If June was a productive month for Alex Puccio, it looks like July won’t be bad either. Over the last weeks, the American crusher has sent a ton of hard stuff, including yet another V13 | 8B boulder. So far she has climbed 23 problems graded V13 or harder.