Jan Hojer climbing Quoi de Neuf 8C | V15

Impressive video of Jan Hojer’s climbing Quoi de Neuf, a long roof problem in Fontainebleau graded 8C | V15. Rémy Bergasse did the first ascent in 2008 and it was repeated in 2015 by Sébastien Bouin and Alban Levier.

“You almost want it to be more special”, Nalle Hukkataival reflects on his ascent of Burden of Dreams V17 | 9A

About a year ago, Finnish athlete Nalle Hukkataival made history by climbing the infamous Lappnor project, calling it Burden of Dreams and grading it 9A | V17, the first ever. A short movie was made of that ascent (and the long process that led to it), and now an interview recorded right after the ascent […]

Super hard ascents catch-up

The world-wide sendfest continues, climbers are taking full advantage of the cool temperatures and opening and repeating hard stuff all over the place. Let’s catch up with some of it.

Video: My Process, with Toru Nakajima

Another cool video following Toru Nakajima. If you liked the video covering his ascent of Lucid Dreaming V15 | 8C, don’t miss this one about his personal approach to climbing.

Paul Robinson, sendfest in Maltatal

American crusher Paul Robinson has been on a mission in the Austrian bouldering area of Maltatal. He had the goal of repeating the mythical line Bügeleisen. Although the weather conditions prevented him from repeating it from the sit start (8C | V15), he did the standing start along with some other super hard lines.

Video: Giuliano Cameroni climbing Hazel Grace 8C | V15

Back in August, Swiss climber Giuliano Cameroni opened a super hard boulder in Gottardo, Switzerland, calling it Hazel Grace and proposing the grade of 8C | V15. Here’s the video of the ascent:

8B Flash by Luca Rinaldi

Italian climber Luca Rinaldi has pulled off his first flash of an 8B | V13 boulder. The line was Blinded by the Light, located in Brione, Switzerland.

Hukkataival repeats two of Squamish’s hardest problems

Finnish climber Nalle Hukkataival has been bouldering in Squamish (British Columbia, Canada) and he has pulled off the first repetition of The Singularity, a very hard line that stood unrepeated for more than a decade. Here it is, on video, along with an ascent of The Reckoning V14 | 8B+, another of Squamish’s hardest boulders.

Penrose step, second V14 | 8B+ for Anna Stöhr

Austrian star Anna Stöhr has climbed Penrose step, in Leavenworth, Washington. This is her second V14 | 8B+ after New Baseline, which she climbed back in April.

Video: Alex Puccio in Leavenworth

Remember Alex Puccio’s productive visit to Leavenworth, in Washington State? It was her first time there and she sent several double-digits, including a 1-day ascent of The Teacup V13 | 8B. Now Zerr productions, along with E9 and Frictionlabs, brings us a video showing the ascents of The Practitioner V11 | 8A, Hypertrophy V10 | […]