Briton Aidan Roberts announces the first ascent of a new boulder line in Brione, Ticino. He rates the boulder The Lions Share with 8C +.
The strong Briton Aidan Roberts manages the first ascent of Unison in Brione. The 8C-rated line offers rock-hard groin shooting in overhanging terrain and demands finger strength and precision in equal measure.
Shawn Raboutou and Aidan Roberts are currently among the strongest boulderers in the world. But even with these calibers things are not always easy, as a three-hour session in the Vecchio Low project shows.
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.
The Ticino bouldering classics seem to appeal to Will Bosi. After his success in Alphane (9A), the strong Scot also managed the flash ascent of the 8B classic Vecchio Leone in Brione. Also going strong was Daniel Woods, who repeated Fred Nicole's Radja (8B+) from 1996 with the original beta.
This video shows eight super strong boulderers as they tackle the Kingdom Wall in Brione, Ticino.
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