F.A. Dave Graham 2005-02-14
2nd ascent Nalle Hukkataival, 2008-03-15, then Martin Keller, Daniel Woods, Michele Caminati.

Adam Ondra flash, "the first flash of a confirmed 8b+ ever" ?

" Well, 8B+ flash sounds amazing but I can't put as 8B+, it was all too simple compared to The Dagger or La Proue. I just gave it go without expecting anything and suddenly I was on the top and did not find it very hard. But I do not say it can't be 8B+, it might have been pretty much my style or I don't know... To flash The Vice was much more difficult for me. see Martin's comment as well". Adam Ondra

Martin Keller's comment:
"grading shit: shark hunt is supposed 2 be 8A by some CRIMPY BOYS but 4 me shaky is harder than confessions - so confessions must be 7C - and as the riverbed is easier then confessions the riverbed must be 7B!!! IF you are gonna pretent to be some humble brave whatever - beat least consistent - what will show to u show FUCKED up this grading shit is -it will never work like it is supposed to - its 4 NERDS brave HUMBLERS and POINT hunters ;)"

"I had not thought at all I could flash. It looked so impossible and also when I saw Daniel Woods trying it last year it looked really hard. In every move while climbing I was surprised that I was still on the rock and suddenly I was in the upper and easy part. And I started to cheer."

Bouldering: Martin Keller in Confessions 8B+, Cresciano

Confessions is described by Michele Caminati as "harder than many 8bs but definitely easier than other 8b+s I've done".
Bouldering: Martin Keller wiederholt Confessions 8B+
Photos by Angela Wagner, climber Martin Keller.

Gabri Moroni punting on confessions:

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Daniel Woods (to 1.20):



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Sell on 9b your climbing topos to other world climbers !

Posted by 9b on March 1, 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

27cragsclimbervoice8a and many others are amazing sites, but sometimes, expecially if you worked a lot to envision, bolt, clean routes or boulders, you want to monetize a little your efforts.

9b can help you in this aim.


As you can see here, in 9b there are many " topo groups ".


You can add a discussion in every "topo group".

In your discussion you can edit and publish your own climbing topoguide, as a "paywall", a "destination page", requiring climbers their payment by credit card or paypal to access and read, even on SMARTPHONES (iphones, android phones, ...)


After having paid, climbers can see, save and print your climbing topoguide.


In this discussion you can add:


1) PHOTOS regarding one specific SECTOR (of routes or bouldering, dws lines)


a) "PHOTO topo":

It's very easy to edit a photo topo:

- upload a photo of a rock in a topo group discussion

- drawn the lines

- write names and grades (an example…



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