Liting Xu climbs Fragile Steps 8B | V13

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Singaporean climber Liting Xu is on her second trip to the South African bouldering paradise of Rocklands and she has just climbed her first problem graded 8B | V13, Fragile Steps.

Video: Alex Puccio on Evil Backwards V13 | 8B

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Here’s footage of Alex Puccio’s ascent of Evil Backwards. The problem, located on Mount Evans, Colorado, was the latest of the three V13’s that Puccio sent in the month of June (which was quite productive for her).

New V15’s by Timonov, Stranik and Quero

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Looks like the European Summer is no obstacle for the outdoor crushers. Russian Vadim Timonov, Czech Martin Stranik and Spaniard Cesar Quero have recently established new V15’s | 8C’s in their respective countries.

Ryuichi Murai, sendage in Magic Wood

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Japanese climber Ryuichi Murai is in Magic Wood, braving the high temperatures and sending hard stuff left and right. In the span of two weeks he has climbed more than a dozen double-digits, including 3 of the hardest problems in the area.

Alex Megos climbs Monkey Wedding too!

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I told you Rocklands was on fire! And it will continue to be, now that Alex Megos has arrived and that Shauna Coxsey is on her way. The latest super-ascent on the area is yet another repetition of Fred Nicole’s Monkey Wedding, this time by Alex Megos.

Rocklands is in full season!

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The South African paradise of Rocklands is full to the brim with crushers hiding from the high Summer temperatures in the northern hemisphere. Superclassic and superhard lines have been repeated left and right. Just this week Alex Khazanov climbed Monkey Wedding 8C | V15 and Marine Thevenet repeated Fragile Steps 8B | v13.

Evil Backwards, Puccio keeps sending V13’s

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Alex Puccio had a very productive month of June. She took part in the Bouldering World Cup in Vail, ending in 4th place, she won the Bend Summer Competition in Oregon and, outdoors, she climbed several double digits, including 3 problems graded V13 | 8B. The latest, Evil Backwards, she climbed last week on Mount […]

The Finnish Line, Hukkataival’s latest superproblem

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Finnish crusher Nalle Hukkataival is back in Rocklands, South Africa, doing his thing. 3 days ago he managed to climb his latest super project, calling it The Finnish Line, a proud arete that Hukkataival considers ‘a new contender for the hardest in Rocklands‘.

Krater, new 8C | V15 by Adam Ondra

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Adam Ondra has added a new super hard line to his bouldering resume with his first ascent of Krater. The line is a linkage of Blatant and Kra, two 8B | V13 problems located in the Czech area of Holstejn (less than an hour away of Adam’s hometown, Brno). Adam considers it 8C | V15.

Video: Charles Albert climbing Monkey Wedding barefoot!

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Here’s the video of Charles Albert’s ascent of Monkey Wedding (8C | V15).