Nathan Phillips has flashed Ropes of Maui (8B) in Llanberis Pass. This is the hardest flash of a boulder problem on British soil. Tyler Landman flashed an unnamed 8B in Valais, back in 2008 - noting that it felt 'soft' for the grade. Nathan went onto consolidate the rest of the day with ascents of Diesel Power and Mr Fantastic.Read more
Fantastic effort. He's been doing pretty well in the extremely competitive Boulder world cups too recently. Shame he won't be doing the rest of those in a way, though interesting to see what Rocklands brings.
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