The 8B Flashers Club

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To join The 8B Flashers Club you must have flashed at least one boulder problem that, at that very moment, was considered 8B | V13 or harder.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 1 April 2013

Nagao on Hydrangea 8C | V15

We bring you results from the Military Winter World Games, four 8C | V15, two mind-blowing flashes, and a ton of content from Chongqing’s Bouldering World Cup. Oh, and this week we’ll have our second Bouldering World Cup of the year while Canada crowns its Bouldering Champions.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 24 March 2013

General Disarray 8B | V13

The IFSC Competition season has begun with some of the best boulderers on Earth competing in Chongqing’s World Cup. Meanwhile, on real rock, some other strong guys (Robinson, Nakajima, Webb…) have been establishing and repeating really hard boulder problems. Oh, and Chris Sharma has red pointed the hardest route on the planet.

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 19 March 2013

Rok Klancnik on FTGTF

Let’s see… we have Chris Schulte’s euro trip, Dave Graham latest V15, some really hard repeats in Switzerland, Daniel Woods not repeating a V15 (for a change!) and much more…

Weekly Bouldering Digest – 17 February 2013

Traversi climbing Meadowlark Lemon

This week is all about hard problems climbed on real rock. Big names climbing big grades all over the globe. We also have some competition results and, as always, a bunch of bouldering videos to get you psyched.

Weekly Digest – 3 February 2013

Daniel Woods on Bubble Wrap

As strange as it may sound, one of the most notable ascents of this week took place indoors! Daniel Woods sends The Bubble Wrap project Daniel Woods on Bubble Wrap. Screenshot from this video by James O’Connor. Set by Chris Danielson 5 year ago, the Bubble Wrap has been a longstanding indoor project. It is located […]

Weekly Digest – 29 January 2013

Hukkataival bouldering in Mexico

We have some bad news and some business-as-usual news… let’s start with the bad news: Fire in Rocklands Climbing.co.za reported last week that a fire caused by lightning has burned most of Rocklands bouldering area. The fire started days before and spread devouring fauna, flora, crop fields and buildings. One victim has been confirmed. Rocklands on fire. […]

Lengendary Boulder Problems: The Island and The Big Island

The (Big) Island. Legendary boulder problem.

Vincent Pochon on The Big Island The (Big) Island is a legendary compression problem located in Fontainebleau, France. It features a prow-like roof that climbers must hug with arms and legs to create enough friction to stick to the rock. The last great problem in the forest The first ascent of The Island was done […]

Weekly Digest – 2 December 2012

Nalle Hukkataival try Off The Wagon 8C | V15. Picture taken from Nalle Hukkataival's blog.

Switzerland has been on fire lately: Nalle Hukkataival (FIN) continues his good run by repeating Dave Graham’s From Dirt Grows the Flower (8B+|V14). Read more on Nalle’s blog. Nalle Hukkataival on Off The Wagon (Picture credit: Nalle Hukkataival’s blog) Jan Hojer (GER) has done quick repeats of Momentum and Off The Wagon. Both problems have seen their […]