The international bouldering elite are currently cavorting in the Swiss sun room - from Woods to Graham, they are all there. This high density of strong climbers is also reflected in the fact that numerous classics have been repeated, hard boulders have been projected and new lines have been climbed for the first time.
Moritz Welt makes short work of Dreamtime (8c) and climbs the Cresciano classic in two sessions. In Brione, the strong German also secures a repeat of the 8B boulder Amber.
Will Bosi paid a visit to the Bouldering Mecca Cresciano in Ticino and let off steam on the Dreamtime block: within one day he flashed The Dagger (8B/+) and climbed Dreamtime (8C) on the fourth attempt.
The two German climbers Alexander Megos and Yannick Flohé were successful in Ticino. Here is the video of the trip.
Alex Megos climbs the two boulders Dreamtime and The Story of Two Worlds (8c) and raises questions about climbing ethics.
Martin Keller managed to climb what is probably the most famous boulder in the world: Dreamtime (8c) in Cresciano, Switzerland.
Stefano Carnati climbs the 8a + Route Demencia Senil shortly after the two 9c boulderers Dreamtime and The Story of Two Worlds in Cresciano.
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