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New Koyamada 8C
« on: February 12, 2009, 03:21:52 pm »

Epitaph 8C

Dai Koyamada's new problem. Took him a year to link, apparently.

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2009, 03:28:09 pm »
Another photo, not quite so good.



And Dai's blog. For Japanese speakers only...
http://koyamada.dai.hiho.jp/?search=epitaf&x=0&y=0

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2009, 03:32:35 pm »
 :o how can he hold on to lichen?
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2009, 04:32:30 pm »
 :jaw: as well.

Know you can't always tell from picture but that does look proper hard!

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2009, 10:14:47 pm »
Horai must be one of the most elite destinations for bouldering.  Basically nothing under 7a+, not even a decent warm up. Tons of really hard quality problems, and now yet another v15. Oh, did I mention that the sport climbing there is really good too.

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2009, 10:19:25 pm »
where is it?

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2009, 10:28:46 pm »
Another shot here:



Idol, bit more info here, with map links near the bottom.

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2009, 06:18:21 am »
it looks amazing
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2009, 11:23:18 am »
 :agree: Amazing.
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2009, 12:41:14 pm »
Does look nails, very Dreamtime-esque!

Is he any relation to Inch High Private-Eye? The photo on the left definately makes him look like a very wee man ;D




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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2009, 07:13:05 pm »
 :bow:

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2009, 07:49:42 pm »
I know nothing about bouldering in double figures but that looks worth a whole lot of V15.
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2009, 08:28:47 pm »
 :great:
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2009, 12:40:52 am »
Looks very impressive! Video footage would be most welcome.
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2009, 01:38:55 pm »
Fuck sake - when it comes to aspiring to do, or even going to look at things as amazing as this, my bank account would'nt even get me to the airport?  Looks brilliant.
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2009, 08:39:53 pm »
Fuck sake - when it comes to aspiring to do, or even going to look at things as amazing as this, my bank account would'nt even get me to the airport?  Looks brilliant.

Ha ha funny typo considering Dai's birthplace!
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2009, 10:24:34 pm »
that looks steep and bare, not a good mixture.

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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2009, 08:57:19 am »
the worst of both worlds?
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Re: New Koyamada 8C
« Reply #19 on: March 02, 2009, 09:50:53 am »
:great:
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance

I think in this case a bit of strength would help.
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