Charles Albert propose un 9A bloc à Bleau ! – Charles Albert claims a 9A boulder in Font!
Charles Albert has done the first ascent of a new extreme problem in Font about a month ago, although the news just came out. He doesn’t seem to have much hesitation regarding the grade and suggests 9A! The line is located at Rocher Brûlé on the Roche à Claude boulder, on the top of the hill (uphill the classic « Théorie des jeux ») and is named « No Kapote only », as reads a graffiti on the boulder.
Interview: Jakob Schubert on “Neanderthal” (5.15b)
Schubert saved the best for last. On December 28, he made the long-awaited second ascent of Neanderthal (9b/5.15b), a Chris Sharma king line in Santa Linya that the American first established way back in 2009. In the nine years since that first ascent, Neanderthal has bedeviled would-be repeaters—notably Adam Ondra and Magnus Midtbø—with its length and an infamous dyno crux.
VIDEO: Toshi Takeuchi sending Monkey Wedding.
Raw, real, and genuine. This is what climbing is about. Around here we love stylized pieces and perfectly curated footage, but we also love an honest, candid look at hard climbing. This is Toshi Takeuchi at his finest - soaring through seemingly impossible boulders with relative ease and having a great time doing it. Enter our rough, (mostly) uncut footage of: Spectre V13 - Opener The Swarm V13/14 - 1:20 Monkey Wedding V15 - 2:21 Let's #Takehold Together Website: Instagram: Music by: Louis Wall Filmography by: Ryan White
Stefano Ghisolfi portrays his Perfecto Mundo at Margalef
Interview with Stefano Ghisolfi after his repeat of Perfecto Mundo, the 9b+ at Margalef in Spain considered one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world. After Adam Ondra, Chris Sharma and Alexander Megos, the 25-year-old climber from Italy is now only the fourth climber to master these difficulties.