Author Archive: Scott Sanchez

Just a bouldering junkie looking for great problems that inspire me to keep pushing myself and just get out and climb.

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David Mason climbing the FA of Candy Man Sit Start 8A

David Mason climbing the FA of Candy Man Sit Start 8A

| May 24, 2013 | Reply

Driving out into the Peak District from Sheffiled I was not optimistic about finding dry rock; it was raining and the general feel to the air was DAMP. However the impeccable limestone of Squirrel Buttress across the river from the famous Raven Tor was ‘dry as a bone’ as they say! I was keen to […]

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Boulder World Cup 2013 report – Innsbruck, Austria

Boulder World Cup 2013 report – Innsbruck, Austria

| May 23, 2013 | Reply

The fifth stop of the IFSC World Cup season 2013 celebrated a big climbing party at the Marktplatz in Innsbruck from May 16th to 18th. The finals fantastic result in black-red-golden. Jule Wurm, who already finished second at the European Championships 2010 in Innsbruck and local heroine Anna Stöhr, leader after the semi-finals, fought an […]

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Paul Robinson: American Gangster V14

Paul Robinson: American Gangster V14

| May 23, 2013 | Reply

While living in Innsbruck, Austria this past Autumn, I was fortunate enough to be able to climb in the incredible beautiful area of Zillertal. On one of my first days there I stumbled upon the boulder problem, American Gangster. When I first saw the line, I got really psyched to try it and set to […]

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Zarzamora 8A, Albarracin

Zarzamora 8A, Albarracin

| May 22, 2013 | Reply

Sunday May 19th with a time-changing the look of Lady Gaga. A three-hour session in which step of everything from the hottest heat, rain, more rain, humidity more slug. He who does not risk, does not suck …

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On the ARk

On the ARk

| May 16, 2013 | Reply

In January a few homies and I made our way to Arkansas to sample some world class sandstone. This is the product of that trip. Climbers: Dave Wetmore, Nate Draughn, Jimmy Webb, Rami Annab Problems: Full Package V13, Glass Bowl V10, Fred’s Cave V11, Anti Hero V12, Welcome to Fight Club V13, Color of Fire […]

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The Traphouse, 8B+, V14 and more!!

The Traphouse, 8B+, V14 and more!!

| May 14, 2013 | Reply

If you are too young to have seen the Real Thing with Ben and Jerry, go find it. This clip highlights one of the videos great problems, surplomb de la Mée. Watch Guillaume fire it and if you go back to the Real Thing see how it was done years ago. The old guys could […]

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L’insoutenable légèreté de l’être & Chaos

L’insoutenable légèreté de l’être & Chaos

| May 12, 2013 | Reply

Guillaume GLAIRON MONDET Climbing in Font Two more 8Bs in the forest during the last months including : Chaos, 8B / V13 in Rocher Gréau L’insoutenable légèreté de l’être, 8B / V13 in Isatis More info on my blog : guillaumeglaironmondet.blogspot.fr/ Guillaume GLAIRON MONDET grimpe en Foret de Fontainebleau Deux 8B de plus sortis ces […]

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Washington Bouldering – Jon Glassberg

Washington Bouldering – Jon Glassberg

| May 8, 2013 | Reply

Jon Glassberg climbing in Leavenworth, Gold Bar, and Index, Washington. Boulders: Coffee Cup (V9) The Practitioner (V11) Beautification (V11) Cotton Pony (V10) Nine Iron (V10) Thunderdome Low (V11) The Prism (V9) WAS (V8) Leggo My Ego (V7) Ebriosity (V11) Turbulence (V12)

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Bridge of Ashes

Bridge of Ashes

| May 6, 2013 | Reply

A great look at the life of one of the best climbers in the world, Dave Graham. Follow the year-long story of Five Ten Elite Athlete Dave Graham as he goes after the first ascent of his latest project, Bridge of Ashes. Video by Bearcam Media and The Island.

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Chasin’ the Rubbish 2.0 in Fontainebleau, France

Chasin’ the Rubbish 2.0 in Fontainebleau, France

| May 5, 2013 | Reply

Fontainebleau, Easter 2013. Forget about searching for Easter eggs in the Fontainebleau forest: the Black Diamond team, Black Diamond athletes and numerous boulderers came together over the four days of the Easter 2013 holiday to rid the boulder areas of rubbish and to raise people’s awareness about adopting a respectful attitude toward nature and rock. […]

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