Czech top climber Martin Stranik succeeds in repeating the 8b + Boulder Underground Paradise at Fionnay, Valais.

Actually is Martin Stranik currently busy with the competitions of the Leadsaison. But the intermediate stops in Villars and Chamonix, he used for a stopover in the Wallisto face some hard bouldering problems.

"It took me a session of around two hours to find out the beta and around five attempts before the boulder worked."

Martin Stranik opposite LACRUX

It was so hard for him Underground Paradise so not. The boulder is located on the famous Barme de la fée d'Aron block and consists of 40 trains in overhanging terrain.

Here is the Barme de la fée d'Aron block

In addition to Underground Paradise, Martin also tried in 8c Boulder Foundation's Edge, The Dave graham 2013 first arrived in October.

“I spent two sessions with Foundation's Edge, but in the middle part I couldn't climb a sequence with my feet. I really want to come back and climb this brilliant line! "

Martin Stranik is next Adam Ondra probably the strongest Czech climber. In recent years, he focused primarily on bouldering and participated in the last ten years in any World Cup competitions more. This year he returned to the competition circus and finished ninth in the Lead in Villars discipline and sixth in Chamonix.

Dave Graham on the first ascent of Foundation's Edge

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