Papa Oso, Alberto Rocasolano keeps delivering 8C’s

Alberto Rocasolano’s extremely productive year continues as the Spaniard has just climbed the extended version of his line Papa Oso (in Torrelodones, Madrid). Rocasolano opened the line back in 2011, finishing it without topping out the boulder (he didn’t think it was possible). 6 years later he went back and managed to climb the entire […]

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.

Alberto Rocasolano opens El indomable, his new 8C+ | V16 proposal

Alberto Rocasolano keeps pushing the boundaries of Spanish bouldering. The Spaniard, who already proposed an 8C+ | V16 about a year ago and has climbed several 8C | V15 problems this year, has finished El indomable a long-term project in Tamajon, which he considers 8C+ | V16.

More hard ascents by Rocasolano

Alberto Rocasolano keeps crushing all over Spain. A few days ago we talked about his super roof problem near Madrid, now we share this video of his ascents in the granite area of Hoyamoros (located to the west of Madrid, close to the border with Portugal). The ticklist shown in the video is quite impressive: […]

Roof 8C by Alberto Rocasolano

Spanish climber Alberto Rocasolano has just published a video with some of his latests, and hardests, ascents. He’s been exploring a granite cave near Madrid, in which he has opened some very hard lines, including Trinity, a long roof problem graded 8C | V15.

Third ascent of Crisis 8C/+ by Alberto Rocasolano

Spanish boulderer Alberto Rocasolano’s impressive performance on rock continues, he has just repeated one of Spain’s hardest lines: Crisis, graded 8C/+ (V15/16), in Crevillente, Spain.

Jonatan Flor repeats Crisis 8C/+

Spanish bouldering champion Jonatan Flor has started 2017 on a very good note, repeating Nacho Sanchez’ Crisis, a really hard roof problem graded 8C/+ (V15/16).

Alberto Rocasolano proposes Spain’s first V16 | 8C+

Spanish Boulderer Alberto Rocasolano has climbed a long-term project of his, La Teoría del Todo, in Albarracín, grading it 8C+ | V16. This is Spain’s first problem of that grade and Rocasolano’s hardest climb to date.

Hard climbs by Rocasolano and Koyamada

Braving the high temperatures in the Northern hemisphere Alberto Rocasolano and Dai Koyamada have been able to add new hard ascents to their impressive resumes. An 8C repetition for the Spaniard and a new V14|15 for the Japanese.

Ignacio Mulero repeats Entropía 8C | V15

Spanish climber Ignacio Mulero has pulled off the third ascent of Nacho Sánchez’ Entropía, which back in 2011 was Spain’s first 8C | V15 proposal.