8c+'s en masseby Björn Pohl - UKC Dec/2010
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Lately, quite a few 8c+'s have seen repeats on various locations around the world. Here are some of them:
At Kalymnos, Pirmin Bertle did two in a day, Gora Guta Gutarak and Inshallah, and says that this was the first, and only, day with good conditions after 5 weeks on the island. Too bad it was also his last day there... Gora... was onsighted by someone called Adam Ondra last year. Anyone who has heard that name before?
Meanwhile, a little bit further east, at Yangshuo in China, Ethan Pringle has repeated basically everything hard in no time, crowning it all with a repeat of Spicy Noodle, 8c+.
Remember Il frutto del diavolo, Gabri Moroni's 8c+/9a near Trento? Anyway, here's a reminder:
And here's another video, from Mariusz 'butcher' Majer, called "Skinny men on the road".
The annual British Lead and Speed Championships and the final round of the BMC/MCofS Junior Lead Cup and the IFSC... Read more
Alexander Megos has made the first ascent of Supernova, 9a+/b, at the very steep Planetarium in Frankenjura. The crux comes at... Read more
After warming up by repeating New Base Line, ~8B+,and Ill Trill, ~8B+/C, at Magic Wood/Averstal, Switzerland, Gabri Moroni... Read more
Pete Whittaker and Ethan Walker have both repeated 8c+ at , making the 6th and 7th ascent respectively. Kabaah was first... Read more