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Dave Graham has been a top boulderer and sport climber for nearly two decades. He has made the first ascents of a huge number of cutting edge boulder problems including The Story of Two Worlds, Big Paw and From Dirt Grows The Flowers, all Font 8C at the time. In 2016, he climbed his first Font 8C+: Creature from the Black Lagoon at Upper Chaos Canyon in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Dave Graham on Hypnotized Minds  © Dave Graham

News Dave Graham completes Hypnotized Minds (Font 8C+)

Dave Graham has climbed Hypnotized Minds (Font 8C+) after sustained efforts over seven years. The problem was first climbed by Daniel Woods in 2010 and went unrepeated for several years until Russian climber Rustam Gelmanov made short work of it i...

Dave Graham on Creature from the Black lagoon, ~8C+, RMNP, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media
Dave Graham on Creature from the Black lagoon, ~8C+, RMNP, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media

News Dave Graham repeats Creature from the Black lagoon (Font 8C+)

Two weeks ago he put up Topaz, ~8C, and now he has made the second ascent of Daniel Woods' Creature from the Black lagoon, ~8C+ in the Upper Chaos canyon in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Dave Graham on Topaz, ~8C, Wild Basin, RMNP, CO.  © Video still by Paul Robinson
Dave Graham on Topaz, ~8C, Wild Basin, RMNP, CO.  © Video still by Paul Robinson

News Topaz, Font 8C, by Dave Graham

Dave Graham has made the first ascent of Topaz in Wild Basin in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park. He suggests ~8C.

Dave Graham on Delirium, ~8C, Mt Evans, Colorado  © Dave Graham coll.
Dave Graham on Delirium, ~8C, Mt Evans, Colorado  © Dave Graham coll.

News Delirium, Font 8C, by Dave Graham

Dave Graham has repeated Jimmy Webb's Delirium, Font 8C, at Mount Evans, Colorado. Delirium starts like The Wheel of Wolvo, ...

Dave Graham & Daniel Woods  © Björn Pohl
Dave Graham & Daniel Woods  © Björn Pohl

Podcast Daniel Woods & David Graham

Daniel Woods on Thor's hammer, 9a+, Flatanger, Norway.  © Courtney Woods
Daniel Woods on Thor's hammer, 9a+, Flatanger, Norway.  © Courtney Woods

News Woods & Graham make repeats at Flatanger

Dave Graham on Spray of light, ~8C, Dihedral boulders, Rocklands, SA  © Beau Kahler
Dave Graham on Spray of light, ~8C, Dihedral boulders, Rocklands, SA  © Beau Kahler

News Dave Graham repeats Spray of light, Font 8C

Late in the season, when temperature and humidity perhaps shouldn't really allow it, Dave Graham has made the second...

Dave Graham on The Bridge of Ashes, ~8C, Elkland, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media/Island
Dave Graham on The Bridge of Ashes, ~8C, Elkland, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcam media/Island

Video The Bridge of Ashes, 8C, by Dave Graham

Dave Graham on White noise, ~8C, Wild Basin, RMNP, CO  © Dave Graham/Island
Dave Graham on White noise, ~8C, Wild Basin, RMNP, CO  © Dave Graham/Island

News Dave Graham Makes Third Ascent of White Noise, Font 8C

Dave Graham on Moonshine, 9a, Wild Iris   © Graham coll./Island
Dave Graham on Moonshine, 9a, Wild Iris   © Graham coll./Island

News Graham makes 3rd ascent of Moonshine, 9a

Dave Graham on The Vice, 8B, Rocklands  © Cameron Maier/Island
Dave Graham on The Vice, 8B, Rocklands  © Cameron Maier/Island

News 4 8B+'s in one week for Graham

Dave Graham on A simple knowing, 8B+(ish)  © Guntram Jörg
Dave Graham on A simple knowing, 8B+(ish)  © Guntram Jörg

News Graham repeats A simple knowing, 8B+?

Dave Graham on The Grey, 8B+, Wild Basin, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcamblog
Dave Graham on The Grey, 8B+, Wild Basin, Colorado  © Cameron Maier/Bearcamblog

Video Dave Graham in Wild Basin, RMNP

Dave Graham on The wheel of life, Grampians, Australia  © Dave Graham coll.
Dave Graham on The wheel of life, Grampians, Australia  © Dave Graham coll.

News Graham repeats The wheel of life

Paul Robinson on Paint it black, 8C, RMNP, CO  © Alex Kahn
Paul Robinson on Paint it black, 8C, RMNP, CO  © Alex Kahn

News Graham makes 3rd ascent of Paint it black, 8C

News Ice knife 8C, by Graham

Fri Night Vid - Dave Graham  © UKC News
Fri Night Vid - Dave Graham  © UKC News

News Fri Night Vid: Dave Graham's Life on the Edge

Daniel Woods making the FA of Evil Backwards, 8B+, Lincoln lake, Mt Evans  © Courtney Sanders
Daniel Woods making the FA of Evil Backwards, 8B+, Lincoln lake, Mt Evans  © Courtney Sanders

News Graham and Cardwell gets Evil backwards

The LowDown: Dave G in Stockholm  © UKC News
The LowDown: Dave G in Stockholm  © UKC News

News Dave G in Stockholm

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Graham onsights 8b+

The LowDown: Graham climbs Chocholocco, 9a  © UKC News
The LowDown: Graham climbs Chocholocco, 9a  © UKC News

News Graham climbs Chocholocco, 9a

The LowDown: Abyss by Dave G  © UKC News
The LowDown: Abyss by Dave G  © UKC News

News Abyss by Dave G

The LowDown: 8b+ onsight by Graham  © UKC News
The LowDown: 8b+ onsight by Graham  © UKC News

News 8b+ onsight by Graham

The LowDown: 8B+ FA by Graham  © UKC News
The LowDown: 8B+ FA by Graham  © UKC News

News 8B+ FA by Graham

The LowDown: Fast repeats of 8B's by Graham  © UKC News
The LowDown: Fast repeats of 8B's by Graham  © UKC News

News Fast repeats of 8B's by Graham

David Graham  © Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com
David Graham  © Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com

Video UKClimbing.com Interview With Dave Graham

Dave Graham on Hubble 8c+, Raven Tor, The Peak District  © Keith Sharples
Dave Graham on Hubble 8c+, Raven Tor, The Peak District  © Keith Sharples

News Dave Graham on Hubble: and moving to Sheffield!

Dave Graham on The Island, his V15 problem at Fontainebleau, France.  © Stéphan Denys, courtesy of Pointbloc.blogspot.com.
Dave Graham on The Island, his V15 problem at Fontainebleau, France.  © Stéphan Denys, courtesy of Pointbloc.blogspot.com.

News David Graham, new 8c .. V15

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News Dave Graham third ascent of A Muerte 9a

Dave Graham  © Dave Graham
Dave Graham  © Dave Graham

News Dave Graham back on fire!

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Dave Graham repeats a 12 year old 9a

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Dave Graham ticking away at Bleau

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Graham sends Dreamtime (8c/V15)