Rubtsov and Nonaka win Studio Bloc Masters 2018

Alexey Rubtsov and Miho Nonaka won the 2018 edition of Studio Bloc Masters in a spectacular final full of good problems and with plenty of tops. Jan Hojer, Janja Garnbret, Jernej Kruder and Fanny Gibert completed the podium.

The 2018 Rab CWIF in review

The Rab CWIF was the perfect way to start the 2018 international competition season. Good climbing and a good show full of big stars. Kokoro Fujii and Alma Bestvater took the title.

Russian Championships 2018, victory for Sergey Skorodumov and Victoria Meshkova

More results from last weekend. The Russians had their nationals and Sergey Skorodumov and Victoria Meshkova became the 2018 Champions in Bouldering.

Jessica Pilz and Georg Parma win the Austrian Nationals

Austria celebrated their bouldering nationals last weekend. Jessica Pilz and Georg Parma took the title in an event that illustrates the generational change in the Austrian competition scene.

The Rab CWIF 2018 is here!

The international bouldering season kicks off tomorrow with the 2018 edition of the Rab CWIF (Climbing Works International Festival). Hundreds of climbers, including lots of international stars and tens of world-class problems ensure a show not to be missed!

Hard climbs on the Dreamtime Boulder by Cotting and Schubert

The legendary Dreamtime Boulder, in Cresciano, Switzerland, has seen a lot of traffic lately. After the repetitions of The Story of Two Worlds by Khazanov, Rauch and Jelonek, the line has also been climbed by Sebastian Cotting. Meanwhile, on the other side of the boulder, Jackob Schubert climbed Dreamtime.

Dave MacLeod repeats Catalan Witness the Fitness

Scottish climber Dave MacLeod has repeated Catalan Witness the Fitness, a roof problem opened by Chris Sharma a couple of years ago in Catalonia. The 39-year-old considers the line to fall within the 8B+ | V14, concurring with Jakob Schubert’s assessment.

Watch the USA Bouldering Nationals Live!

The 2018 USA Open Bouldering National Championships will take place this weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. All the rounds will be live-streamed, starting tomorrow (Friday) with the qualifiers. Don’t miss it, streams below!

Nacho Sanchez repeats El Indomable, the hardest problem in Spain

Spanish climber Nacho Sanchez has pulled off the first repetition of Alberto Rocasolano’s El Indomable, calling it “a very hard 8C” and “the hardest problem I’ve ever climbed“. The line was opened as an 8C+ | V16 by Rocasolano back in October.

Jim Pope and Rachel Carr win the BIFF 2018

The 2018 edition of the Beastmaker International Footless Festival ended in Sheffield with a big show full of stars. Louie Parkinson, Margo Hayes, Jan Hojer, Alex Megos and many others campused around in one of the most spectacular (and probably the silliest) climbing comp ever. Here you have some highlights!