Will Bosi has started designing Adam Ondra's Terranova boulder. And he raises the question of whether Terranova could be harder than Burden of Dreams.
The year is 2011. Adam Ondra manages the first ascent of the most difficult boulder of his career to date. As a review for the Boulder Terranova in Moravian karst releases Ondra 8C+. Almost twelve years later, the boulder is still without a repeat.
Why was the boulder never repeated, while other 8C+ boulders have numerous ascents within a reasonable period of time? One reason is certainly its geographical location. The boulder is in the area Holstein in the Czech Republic and is a traverse at the foot of a sport climbing area. No five-star line on an impressive granite block.
But that alone cannot be the reason. The Scot now provides another reason Will Bosi. Bosi traveled to the Czech Republic to watch the first iteration of Newfoundland to get under the nails. But his conclusion after the first attempts is:
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Credits: Cover picture Teresa Coimbra