Cutloose Bouldering reports that Cape Town received its hardest climb to date with the completion of the well known “razor crimper showdown” project at the Aerial Boulders in Topside by Paul Robinson.
Paul tried the line last year, working out all but one of the moves, and returned this season to complete the problem in just a single session. The problem, now called “Mirta”, fitted Paul’s style to perfection, and features 12 or so moves on tiny incut edges up a 45 degree wall.
Paul had this to say to Björn Pohl from The Lowdown:
Well the rock here is amazing. It has been mainly overlooked for many years. My friend Marijus Šmigelskistold me of the amazing projects around Cape town and I knew I had to come for a visit to see them all.
I have seen hundreds of incredible projects and have been fortunate to have Marijus show me around to all of these amazing climbs. He has found these areas and if it were not for him I would have never made the trip and seen rock that rivals Rocklands.
This is some of the best climbing I have ever done in my life and amazingly enough the best boulders still have yet to be climbed. And it does not look like these areas will be tapped out any time soon.
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