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!

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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.

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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!

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V15’s by Rauch, Jelonek and Koyamada

Over the last week The Story of Two Worlds, one of the most famous V15 | 8C problems in Europe has seen 3 ascents (two of them by the same climber!) and Dai Koyamada has added yet another super hard first ascent to his legendary resume.

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Clementine Kaiser, Air France | Sunday Sends

2016 was a great year for Clementine Kaiser, she became French Champion, made her first IFSC final and, during the World Championships in Paris, he offered a great performance and ended up 8th. Let’s review an impressive ascent that she pulled off during the qualifying round of that comp.

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Paul Robinson, back in Hueco Tanks

Paul Robinson keeps doing his thing, sending hard problems all over the planet and making high-quality videos while he’s at it. Right now he’s back in Hueco Tanks, Texas, exploring an area that has recently reopen to climbing.

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Oriane Bertone climbs Golden Shadow, 8B+ | V14

French climber Oriane Bertone, just 12 years old, has become the 9th women to ever climb a boulder graded 8B+ | V14 by repeating Fred Nicole’s Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa.

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Gabri Moroni and Anna Stöhr win at the Milano Climbing Expo

Milan hosted the first climbing event of 2018, a climbing exposition that included climbing competitions in lead and bouldering. A handful of international stars were present, with Gabriele Moroni and Anna Stöhr taking the victory in the invitational bouldering event.

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Jakob Schubert, Encore | Sunday Sends

Jakob Schubert just pulled off one of the hardest flashes ever. Let’s use this as an excuse to review one of his tops from Kitzbühel 2013, a comp in which he had to climb a problem twice in order to claim the gold medal.

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Paul Robinson, Matt Fultz and Daniel Woods climb La Plancha, V14 | 8B+

The latest addition to Colorado’s long list of superhard boulders is La Plancha. Located in The Flatirons, near Boulder, the line was discovered and cleaned by Chad Greedy and Isabelle Faus. Paul Robinson made the first ascent a few days ago, grading it V14 | 8B+. Now Matt Fultz and Daniel Woods have joined the […]

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