Andrada Climbs Boulder-Route, 9b; Litz Climbs New V15

Dani Andrada has soloed a link-up in the low-ceilinged Ali-baba cave at Rodellar, Spain that he proposes is Fr 9b. This route, or boulder-route adds a V14 sit-start to Alí Hulk a confirmed Fr 9a that was repeated by David Graham earlier in the year. Graham says on his blog, “the V14 low start to the Ali Hulk is something not to f*** with, very hard. It makes that 5.15c (Fr9b+) at the least.” (

Watch Dani Andrada in the Ali-baba cave here at

Watch David Graham on Ali Hulk here at

Several thousand miles away in Idaho, USA, James Litz has established a possible V15 or Font 8c at Castle Rocks. Ten days effort by Litz saw success on this crimpy roof now named Warpath and up there with America's hardest boulder problems. Read the full report at

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