Keyword: Compass North
A little audiovisual flashback to start the year: Daniel Woods in Valais. In 2022, the American climbing professional spent a month traveling through western Switzerland and climbed many a classic, including Foundation's Edge (8C), Scarred for Life (8B+) and Compass North (8B+, Flash).
Anak Verhoeven is unstoppable: In Rodellar, the Belgian manages another 9a+ route with No pain, no gain. The Frenchman Marine Thévenet is also doing well at the moment. She boulders in Fionnay Compass North (8B+).
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