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Magic Wood

Interesting bouldering area for problems from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (Fontainebleau grades).
Best time(s) :
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • Sept.
  • Oct.
  • Nov.
  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : All     Altitude : 1300 m
Approach between 5 and 60 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? area around the boulders uneven for young kids.

Informations :

More than 500 problems, from 4a to 8c.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 15 m.
Rock : gneiss.    Characteristic(s) : overhang Surplomb, steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, slopers.
Landing quality : uneven or steep ground (1 crash pad and 1 spotter needed) or chaotic ground (many crash pads and numerous spotters needed).
Legendary problem(s) :
  • The Left Hand Of Darkness 8a/8a+ sent by Therese Johansen on 25 april 2010.
  • Pura Vida 8a+ sent by Barbara Zangerl on 4 may 2008. Others outstandings sends : Anna Stöhr (2010), Dorothea Karalus (2011), Therese Johansen (2011), Brooke Raboutou (2013), Ashima Shiraishi (2013), Juliane Wurm (2014), Caroline Sinno (2015), Alex Puccio (2017), Mile Heyden (2017).
  • Unendliche Geschichte 1 8a+ sent by Alex Puccio on 7 oct 2010.
  • Jack's Broken Heart 8a+ sent by Alex Puccio on 2 may 2011. Others outstandings sends : Shauna Coxsey (2012), Frances Bensley (2019).
  • The Riverbed 8b 3rd 8b's female boulder by Anna Stöhr on 16 sept 2010. Others outstandings sends : Anna Stöhr (2010), Megan Mascarenas (2015), Alex Puccio (2017).
  • One Summer in Paradise 8b sent by Ashima Shiraishi on 14 aug 2013. Others outstandings sends : Shauna Coxsey (2014), Alex Puccio (2017).
  • Wovenhand 8b sent by Alex Puccio on 25 sept 2017.
  • Steppenwolf 8b sent by Anna Stöhr on 2 april 2017.
  • New Base Line 8b+ 5th 8b+'s boulder by Bernd Zangerl on 12 dec 2002. 3rd 8b+'s female boulder sent by Shauna Coxsey on 12 july 2014. Others outstandings sends : Anna Stöhr (2017), Alex Puccio (2017), Linda Sjödin (2019).
  • Unendliche Gesichte 8c first ascent by Chris Sharma on 2003. First repeat : Andy Gullsten (2011).
  • Practice of the Wild 8c first ascent by Chris Sharma on 1 aug 2004. Firsts repeats : Tyler Landman (2008), Adam Ondra (2011), Carlo Traversi (2012), James Webb (2014), Nalle Hukkataival (2014), Andy Gullsten (2014), Martin Stráník (2014), Toshi Takeuchi (2015), Ryuichi Murai (2017), Alex Khazanov (2017), William Bosi (2018).
  • In Search of Time Lost 8c first ascent by Daniel Woods on 9 may 2008. Firsts repeats : Daï Koyamada (2011), Carlo Traversi (2012), Tamás Zupán (2014), Ryuichi Murai (2017).
  • Ill Trill 8c first ascent by Paul Robinson on 12 oct 2010. Firsts repeats : Daniel Woods (2011), Nalle Hukkataival (2015), Gabriele Moroni (2015).
  • Believe in Two 8c first ascent by Chris Webb Parsons on 16 oct 2010.
  • La Force Tranquille 8c first ascent by Daniel Woods on 14 oct 2011. First repeat : Nalle Hukkataival (2013).
  • The Understanding 8c first ascent by Nalle Hukkataival on 15 june 2013. Firsts repeats : James Webb (2014), Vadim Timonov (2018).
  • La Grosse Tarlouze 8c first ascent by Michael Piccolruaz on 3 april 2015. Firsts repeats : Christof Rauch (2019), Clement Giani (2019).
  • Unendliche Geschichte 1+2+3 8c first ascent by Matt Fultz on 22 may 2019.
  • Power of Now 8c first ascent by Giuliano Cameroni on 29 june 2020
  • Further information(s) : Wild camping prohibited. A camping area for climbers was fitted. Price Camping 2017: 9.50 CHF

    Locations :

    Area : Switzerland, Kanton Graubünden, Bezirk Hinterrhein, Chur, Ausserferrera.
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