First Spanish 8C by Nacho Sanchezby Björn Pohl - UKC Mar/2011
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After a year and a half of trying, Nacho Sánchez made the first ascent of Entropía at Castillo de Bayuela west of Madrid, Spain, bringing 8C to the Iberian peninsula in the process.
Far from a stranger of hard bouldering, Nacho has done several 8B+'s and should know what he's talking about.
Here are a couple of videos. One of Nacho working it in daylight and one of him making the first ascent, by headlamp.
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