Weekly Digest – 20 January 2013

Glairon Mondet climbing The Big Island

Hum… those lazy climbers… just one 8C | V15 got repeated this week! Guillaume Glairon Mondet repeated The Big Island 8C | V15 The Big Island is a low standing start to The Island, a problem first done by Dave Graham and located in the sandstone Mecca of Fontainebleau, France. On Glairon Mondet’s blog you […]

Weekly Digest – 6 January 2013

Toru Kakajima climbing Tokoyo

A couple of classics, an impressive ascent by a teenager and the videos of ascents that were newsworthy last week: Jernej Kruder (SLO) has done the fourth ascent of “The Story of Two Worlds” 8C | V15 in Cresciano, Swizterland (he send the standing start, The Dagger 8B+ | V14, a few days ago). On […]

Weekly Digest – 30 December 2012

Hard boulders have been sent in 3 continents: Toru Nakajima has done the second ascent of Tokoyo 8C | V15 in Kasagi, Japan. The problem was put up by Dai Koyamada last year. Source: 8a.nu Also in Japan and also a Dai Koyamada’s problem: Toshi Takeuchi has done Agartha 8B+ | V14 in Toyota. Here’s a really nice […]

Weekly Digest – 9 December 2012

The bouldering wall for the Slovenian Championship

The 2012 Slovenian Bouldering champions are Jernej Kruder and Mina Markovic. 4th National Championship in a row for Jernej. Mina also won the Lead Championship. Picture taken from the Slovenian Climbing Team Facebook page.   The Spanish Bouldering Cup ended last Saturday. The overall winners are Ignasi Tarrazona and Berta Martín. There’s a good recap and some […]