Dave Graham has moved back to Europe and is living in Verbier, Switzerland where it sounds he is having the climbing time of his life, after recovering from a hand injury. Last week he climbed a huge roof Scarred for Life, Font 8b+/V14, but as he put it on 8a.nu, “maybe harder”.
But it is his exploration in the Swiss boulder fields that is getting him psyched, including a possible Fr9b route. This from his blog at Climbing.com.
"I have already put 4 serious days of effort into it. It happens to be really long, 30 moves I think, which makes sense, as the boulder it's under happens to massive. Yes, it is the coolest single rock I have ever found, and YES, it has another project, which I am absolutely in love with. Yes it's the hardest line I have seen in my life, and YES its possible. YES since it the hardest thing I have ever seen, it's not going to be so easy. Years! It will take time..."
Catch up with the latest entry (September 11th) on his blog at Climbing.com