In memory of David Lama | Sunday Sends

This week’s Sunday Sends episode is dedicated to David Lama, Jess Roskelley, and Hansjörg Auer, who died in an avalanche in Canada a few days ago.

Mile Heyden climbs New Base Line, 8B+ | V14

German climber Mile Heyden has climbed her second problem graded 8B+ | V14, New Base Line in Magic Woods, Switzerland. Heyden’s first 8B+ was Feuerwalze, located in the Swabian Jura, Germany, which she climbed in March of 2017.

Kaddi Lehmann repeats Kryptos 8C | V15, becomes the second woman to climb the grade

German climber Kaddi Lehmann has become the second woman to climb a boulder graded 8C | V15, she has climbed Franz Widmer’s Kryptos, located near Balsthal, Switzerland.

Nalle Hukkataival developing The Realm in Rocklands

Last summer, Finnish climber Nalle Hukkataival spent weeks developing a new sector, The Realm, in the bouldering paradise of Rocklands, South Africa. Now Kevin Takashi Smith has released a video about those days of hard work and first ascents. Enjoy!

Video: Alex Puccio sending New Base Line 8B+ | V14 and Riverbed 8B | V13

Last summer Alex Puccio went on a rampage in Magic Wood, Switzerland. In a couple of trips, she sent a lot of double-digits including 2 8B’s and an 8B+. Now Frictionlabs has released a video with her ascents of New Base Line 8B+ | V15 and Riverbed 8B | V13. Enjoy!

Nico Ceria pays a productive visit to New Zealand

Italian climber Niccolo Ceria has been bouldering in the limestone area of Castle Hill, New Zealand. There he repeated several hard lines and did the first ascent of a couple of long-standing projects. And he flashed a V13!

V13’s by Faus and Puccio

Isabelle Faus and Alex Puccio are two of the stronger outdoor boulderers on the planet. In the last month both have added new V13-graded boulders to their legendary ticklists.

Penrose Step, V14 by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio has climbed her fourth V14 (8B+), Penrose Step, in Leavenworth, Washington state. Puccio was very close to climbing the problem about a year ago, when she fell from the top.

The Real Thing, the original bouldering movie, free on YouTube!

Moon Climbing has just released on YouTube the 1996 bouldering movie The Real Thing, the first 100% bouldering movie ever!

2018 Hueco Rock Rodeo: Hard problems and hard rain

It doesn’t rain often in Texas’ desert, but when it does, it pours! An intense rainstorm forced the 2018 edition of the Hueco Rock Rodeo to be rescheduled. Frustrated climbers had to wait in their tents for the rain to stop and the rock to dry. But when it did, the climbing felt better than […]