Paul Robinson


Quick Info

Nationality: US
Date of birth: 28th August 1987
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8C
Hardest Boulder (Flash): 8B
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+
Social Media

Paul has climbed over 1000 boulder problems graded 8A or harder.

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/paul-robinson-climbs-1000-boulders-8a-or-harder.html

Quick Info

Nationality: US
Date of birth: 28th August 1987
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8C
Hardest Boulder (Flash): 8B
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+
Social Media

Podcasts


Pics + Vids

Pirate's Code (8C, FA)
Added at 16:12 on 01 December 2021
Delirium (8C)
Added at 16:12 on 01 December 2021
Dicktopia (8C)
View this post on Instagram

Added at 08:12 on 15 December 2021
Dicktopia (8C)
Added at 15:12 on 18 December 2021
Monkey Wedding (8C)
Added at 16:12 on 01 December 2021
Paint it Black (8C)
Added at 16:12 on 01 December 2021
Traffic (8C)
Added at 17:12 on 01 December 2021
Karoshi (8C, FA)
Added at 17:12 on 01 December 2021
White Noise (8C)
View this post on Instagram

Added at 19:12 on 20 December 2021
REM (8C)
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Added at 16:12 on 01 December 2021
Trust Issues (8B+)
Added at 15:09 on 27 September 2022
Cosmic Loneliness (8B+, FA)
Added at 07:11 on 23 November 2022

Ascents

29 recorded ascents.

Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
2007 Jade 8B+ (Boulder) 23rd August 2007

Third ascent.

Nagual 8B (Boulder Flash) 27th December 2007

https://climbingnarc.com/2007/12/paul-robinson-flashes-nagual-v13/

2008 Terremer 8C (Boulder) 1st January 2008

Second ascent.

https://www.climbing.com/news/paul-robinson-repeats-terremer-v15v16/

Amandala 8B+ (Boulder) 17th July 2008
2009
2010 Lucid Dreaming 8C (Boulder) 30th March 2010

Paul originally suggested 8C+, feeling it was a grade harder than Terremer, but later revised this to 8C.

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lucid-dreaming-new-extreme-boulder-problem-at-the-buttermilks-bishop.html

Monkey Wedding 8C (Boulder) 24th August 2010

Second ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW8quECO0Fc

Dreamtime 8C (Boulder) 25th November 2010

a childhood dream realized. amazing to climb on this perfect boulder. 3rd asc after break. Revisiting the boulder 8C seems fair post break. low end.

2011 The Story of Two Worlds 8C (Boulder) 8th March 2011

Second ascent. The problem didn't go down without a bit of a fight, after Paul dabbed a tree right at the end of the problem before coming back to finish it off a few days later.

2012 Meadowlark Lemon 8C (Boulder) 12th January 2012 (approx)
Paint it Black 8C (Boulder) 18th April 2012

Second ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0wPQJZ5o1g

2013 The Ice Knife 8B+ (Boulder) 19th May 2013

Third ascent.

https://p-d-robinson.tumblr.com/post/50916208642/the-ice-knife

Jaws II 9a+ (Lead) 30th October 2013

Well this one sure was a process for me!!! the first boulder was my true epic and it took a while to get it sorted and then the top dead point got wpic and i fell there 6 TIMES!!!! today it clicked and it all came together... just in time too! leaving tomorrow! A huge thanks to everyone in New England! Everyone up at the crag has been super supportive to me over the past few weeks and it feels nice to be back home on the east coast for a bit! :)leaving rumney with a smile on my face!

White Noise 8C (Boulder) 12th November 2013

https://www.instagram.com/p/gmdMWFgmOE/

The Nest 8C (Boulder) 24th December 2013
2014 Trieste 8B+ (Boulder) 1st January 2014
In The Depths of Solitude 8C (Boulder) 15th July 2014
2015
2016 Topaz 8C (Boulder) 23rd October 2016

Third ascent.

2017 Noise vs. Beauty 8C (Boulder) 7th July 2017
2018 Pirate's Code 8C (Boulder) 16th July 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbHrM3IhGiU

Delirium 8C (Boulder) 27th September 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I4kp3yYfYo

Karoshi 8C (Boulder) 15th December 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4vLPmVAwlo

2019 Heritage 8B (Boulder) 8th January 2019
2020 REM 8C (Boulder) 9th March 2020

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9hL74YHjfn/

Muscle Car High 8B (Boulder) 14th May 2020

Paul's 1000th problem graded 8A or harder.

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAJVDoqH5J0/

Traffic 8C (Boulder) 11th June 2020

Third ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQo1Dr9Bb7s

2021 Dicktopia 8C (Boulder) 14th December 2021

Paul's first 8C after peroneal tendon reconstruction surgery and a double disc replacement.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CXeDSvJrkkH/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygPa1XzIErI

2022 Cosmic Loneliness 8B+ (Boulder) 1st January 2022 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyDv9weBhP0

Legacy 9a (Boulder) 27th June 2022

Third ascent.

Trust Issues 8B+ (Boulder) 31st July 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lFMSzZWlEw

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Jaws II 9a+ (Lead) 30th October 2013

Well this one sure was a process for me!!! the first boulder was my true epic and it took a while to get it sorted and then the top dead point got wpic and i fell there 6 TIMES!!!! today it clicked and it all came together... just in time too! leaving tomorrow! A huge thanks to everyone in New England! Everyone up at the crag has been super supportive to me over the past few weeks and it feels nice to be back home on the east coast for a bit! :)leaving rumney with a smile on my face!

Legacy 9a (Boulder) 27th June 2022

Third ascent.

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Lucid Dreaming 8C (Boulder) 30th March 2010 8C

Paul originally suggested 8C+, feeling it was a grade harder than Terremer, but later revised this to 8C.

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lucid-dreaming-new-extreme-boulder-problem-at-the-buttermilks-bishop.html

Meadowlark Lemon 8C (Boulder) 12th January 2012 (approx)
In The Depths of Solitude 8C (Boulder) 15th July 2014
Pirate's Code 8C (Boulder) 16th July 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbHrM3IhGiU

Karoshi 8C (Boulder) 15th December 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4vLPmVAwlo

Terremer 8C (Boulder) 1st January 2008

Second ascent.

https://www.climbing.com/news/paul-robinson-repeats-terremer-v15v16/

Monkey Wedding 8C (Boulder) 24th August 2010

Second ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW8quECO0Fc

Dreamtime 8C (Boulder) 25th November 2010 8C (soft)

a childhood dream realized. amazing to climb on this perfect boulder. 3rd asc after break. Revisiting the boulder 8C seems fair post break. low end.

The Story of Two Worlds 8C (Boulder) 8th March 2011

Second ascent. The problem didn't go down without a bit of a fight, after Paul dabbed a tree right at the end of the problem before coming back to finish it off a few days later.

Paint it Black 8C (Boulder) 18th April 2012

Second ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0wPQJZ5o1g

White Noise 8C (Boulder) 12th November 2013

https://www.instagram.com/p/gmdMWFgmOE/

The Nest 8C (Boulder) 24th December 2013
Topaz 8C (Boulder) 23rd October 2016

Third ascent.

Noise vs. Beauty 8C (Boulder) 7th July 2017
Delirium 8C (Boulder) 27th September 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I4kp3yYfYo

REM 8C (Boulder) 9th March 2020 8B+

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9hL74YHjfn/

Traffic 8C (Boulder) 11th June 2020

Third ascent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQo1Dr9Bb7s

Dicktopia 8C (Boulder) 14th December 2021

Paul's first 8C after peroneal tendon reconstruction surgery and a double disc replacement.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CXeDSvJrkkH/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygPa1XzIErI

Trieste 8B+ (Boulder) 1st January 2014
Cosmic Loneliness 8B+ (Boulder) 1st January 2022 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyDv9weBhP0

Jade 8B+ (Boulder) 23rd August 2007

Third ascent.

Amandala 8B+ (Boulder) 17th July 2008
The Ice Knife 8B+ (Boulder) 19th May 2013 8C (soft)

Third ascent.

https://p-d-robinson.tumblr.com/post/50916208642/the-ice-knife

Trust Issues 8B+ (Boulder) 31st July 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lFMSzZWlEw

Nagual 8B (Boulder Flash) 27th December 2007

https://climbingnarc.com/2007/12/paul-robinson-flashes-nagual-v13/

Heritage 8B (Boulder) 8th January 2019
Muscle Car High 8B (Boulder) 14th May 2020

Paul's 1000th problem graded 8A or harder.

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAJVDoqH5J0/

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade