Keyword: Foundation's Edge

This is how Daniel Woods flashes 8B+ Boulder | Video

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).

Simon Lorenzi climbs Raboutou's Alphane (9A)

The strong Belgian Simon Lorenzi secures an inspection of Alphane. This makes the 25-year-old the third climber this year to repeat Shawn Raboutou's line in Chironico since the first ascent in April.

Simon Lorenzi climbs Foundation's Edge (8C) at breakneck speed and targets Alphane (9A).

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.

Video: Dylan Chuat celebrates 8c-Boulder Foundation's Edge

Dylan Chuat only managed the fourth ascent of the Boulders Foundation's Edge (8c). Here is the video of his inspection.

Dylan Chuat celebrates the 8c-Boulder Foundation's Edge near Fionnay

The young western Swiss Dylan Chuat successfully climbs the heavy boulder Foundation's Edge (8c) in Valais, Switzerland for the fourth time.

Video: Clément Lechaptois on the Boulders Foundation's Edge

This video shows Frenchman Clément Lechaptois celebrating Dave Graham's first-ever 8c Boulder's Foundation's Edge.

Clément Lechaptois gets the second iteration of the Fionnay hammer 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 +).

Video: Giuliano Cameroni and Shawn Raboutou climb 8c boulder and 9a routes in Valais

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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