Adam-Ondra-Sloup-Svini-ponor-8c bouldering

Adam Ondra climbs a special kind of 8c in his home country

The Czech Republic is richer by an 8c boulder. It was the first to be climbed by what is probably the strongest climber in the world at the moment: Adam Ondra. Sviní Ponor may not go down in the history books as Sloup's most beautiful boulder, but as the most unusual: It starts in a river bed and can only be climbed when the water level is low.

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Kesslerloch-fire-destroys-Fred-Nicole-Boulder bouldering

Fred Nicole Boulder are vandalized

On the last weekend in March, unknown persons in the Kesslerloch near Thayngen caused irreparable damage to the walls and ceilings of the lower part of the cave with a large fire. Certain lines of the popular bouldering spot in Schaffhausen will probably no longer be climbable in the future, including two classics by Fred Nicole.

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