Keyword: Val Bavona

Old master Dave Graham succeeds in first ascent of Celestite (8C +)

He's not getting any younger, but seems to be getting stronger. Bouldering pioneer Dave Graham opens another mega boulder in Val Bavona: Celestite (8C +). The breakthrough came on the very day that Chris Sharma opened his new King Line in Siurana.

Flash 8B+ for a moment: Aidan Roberts climbs Momentum | Video

With the flash ascent of Momentum (8B+) in Val Bavona, Aidan Roberts joins the illustrious group of 8B+ flashers. Only a handful of top climbers can claim to have flashed Boulder at this level of difficulty.

Double success for Giuliano Cameroni: Bouldered 8B+ twice in one day

Two projects by Giuliano Cameroni fell within a day - both "First Go". Fight Club and Ninjutsu, both rated 8B+.

Bouldering world elite besieged blocks in Ticino

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.

Legendary boulder repeated: Flo Wientjes climbs Off the Wagon low (8C +)

The strong boulderer Flo Wientjes cracks the ultra-classic of Val Bavona: Off the Wagon low (8C+). After the Munich native deciphered the standing start fairly quickly in December, he tackled the sit start version first climbed by Shawn Raboutou.

Olympic champion climbs Off the Wagon (8B+) almost in one session

Olympic gold medalist Alberto Gines Lopez almost repeated the Ticino classic Off the Wagon (8B+) in just one session. The 20-year-old Spaniard made the key move five times in a row. In the end, a soaking wet exit forced him to make a second visit to Val Bavona.

Dave Graham closes season with 8C+ first ascent of Euclase

Dave Graham stayed in Ticino for months and devoted himself to his numerous old projects in Val Bavona. His last coup is the first ascent of Boulder Euclase (8C +).

Video: Bouldering legend Dave Graham climbs Primitivo (8c)

Bouldering legend Dave Graham has been in Ticino for several months and seems to be in top form. His latest exploit is the ascent of Boulder Primitivo (8c). Here is the video of his inspection.