Keyword: Foundation's Edge
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).
In 2013, bouldering legend Dave Graham opened Foundation's Edge (8C). Since then, the groin-heavy boulder has been considered a valid test piece in Fionnay. The strong Belgian Simon Lorenzi recently secured an incredibly fast repetition: in just one and a half hours he climbed the line on the third attempt.
Dylan Chuat only managed the fourth ascent of the Boulders Foundation's Edge (8c). Here is the video of his inspection.
The young western Swiss Dylan Chuat successfully climbs the heavy boulder Foundation's Edge (8c) in Valais, Switzerland for the fourth time.
This video shows Frenchman Clément Lechaptois celebrating Dave Graham's first-ever 8c Boulder's Foundation's Edge.
Clément Lechaptois gets the second repetition of the 8c boulders Foundation's Edge and climbs a few days later The Never Ending Story (8b +).
At the end of last year, American Shawn Raboutou visited Switzerland and rode around the Valais together with Swiss Giuliano Cameroni. The result of the two-week trip are tours of the 9a Buddha Route and the Boulder Foundation Edge (8c), Pied de Biche (8b +), Manhatten Reine Cantonale (8b +) and Acarres for Life (8b +).
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