Just on International Women's Day, Janja Garnbret announces the first women's ascent of the Bouldering Iron (8b +) in the Maltatal. The Slovenian once again underlines her extraordinary strength.
Janja Garnbret has done it again: she has with Iron (8b+) pull a hard boulder and make your ascent look really smooth. The of Klem Loskot The line opened in 2002 attracts many climbing celebrities to the Maltatal year after year.
With her inspection, Janja is the first woman to check off the 8b+ boulder iron in her tick list. For the following video of her ascent she writes sec: "Climbing is the new ironing, ladies. Happy International Women's Day."
Video: Janja Garnbret boulders iron (8b +)
A class of its own
With 31 World Cup victories, six World Championship gold medals and one Olympic gold medal, Janja Garnbret is currently the dominator in climbing. But the 22-year-old is not only in a league on plastic. In the break from competition after the Olympics, she also made a name for herself on the rock with her strong performances.
In November she wrote in Spain with the onsight ascents of Fisheye (8c) and American Hustle (8c) climbing story. Never before had a woman climbed such a difficult onsight before her. With the repetition of irons, she is now upping the ante in bouldering. It will be interesting to see what comes next from her.
Video: Janja Garnbret climbs American Hustle onsight
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