That’s WHY I climb - it can't get much better!!! Imagine a massive 12m long 80degrees overhanging granite-prow, heel/toe hooks, funky/tricky, and powerful compressions-moves all the way to the top -“Sanoku” - in Ticino - never ever seen something like that - never ever had climbed so many good moves in a row!!! It is pure perfection from the sitdownstart to the top. For a compression-fanatic like myself it’s just the Holy Grail ;) Thanx so much to Andi and Fabian for putting up that boulder! First day I had a nice session with Fabi and Andi. It was great to get all the tricky beta for once instead of spending hours/days by my own looking for a good solution. After getting a cold and some snow went down in Ticino I was back two weeks later. I still could not believe how good the climbing was. And as I like(d) it so much I just had to "climb" it three times in a row ;) [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="549"] Entering the crux of "Santoku" - what a LINE!!! Pic by[/caption]   [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="549"] Trust your heels! One of the best sequences EVER - Thanx a lot for the great pic to[/caption]   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="549"] keep the tension - you should not fall anymore after you get that hold left hand... - I fell twice ;) Pic by[/caption]   First two tries of that day I fell off the 5a-top-out (once I dabbed, once I had too cold). After that I was soooooooo tired I just wanted to go home but Prisca and Nico convinced my to just "give it another go".... (BIG THANKS TO THEM!!!). So I chalked up again and nearly went down on the very first (easy) move. I was pretty tired but somehow managed to not fall off on the next few harder moves. Getting into the second part I went totally "a muerte" and to my biggest surprise I did not fell on the mantel again and made it all the way up on top of that beauty. Lying on the top (because I was totally exhausted) I just could not believe what had happened and could not stop laughing about myself... always drama... but this time I sent... nice little change for once ;)
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