Watch Guilano Cameroni Climb 2 V16 First Ascents

Giuliano Cameroni puts in work on two incredibly difficult boulders in Ticino, Switzerland. This edit from Mellow clearly displays his climbing prowess on super-small holds.

V16 is just one grade below the hardest in the world, established by Nalle Hukkataival in 2016. From Mellow, this film highlights Cameroni and Jimmy Webb projecting and sending some stout routes.

After his first ascents, Cameroni named the routes “Poison the Well” and “REM.”

V17: The Hardest 'Problem' In Rock Climbing
V17: The Hardest 'Problem' In Rock Climbing

Nalle Hukkataival on Sunday, October 23, sent his project 3 1/2 years in the making, titled Burden of Dreams. He suggests a V17 grade (9a), the world's first. Read more…

 

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