Dai Koyamada

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Quick Info

Nationality: JP
Date of birth: 23rd August 1976
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8C+
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+

Features in Forte.

Contributors: remus

Quick Info

Nationality: JP
Date of birth: 23rd August 1976
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8C+
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a+

Features in Forte.

Contributors: remus

Lists


Pics + Vids

Added at 21:02 on 14 February 2021
Batto (8B+, FA)
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Added at 20:10 on 27 October 2023
Action Directe (9a)
Added at 11:12 on 16 December 2023
Okuro (8C, FA)
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Added at 16:10 on 14 October 2023
Yugen (8C, FA)
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Added at 06:03 on 25 March 2024
Action Directe (9a)
Added at 09:07 on 03 July 2021
The Wheel of Life (9a, FA)
Added at 08:12 on 07 December 2021
The Story of Two Worlds (Low Start) (8C+, FA)
Added at 08:01 on 29 January 2022
Mugen (8C, FA)
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Added at 15:03 on 22 March 2023

Ascents

31 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade Style Date
2002 Hugh 9a Lead | worked 1st Nov 2002
2003 Byaku-Dou 8C Boulder | worked 11th Nov 2003
First ascent.
Hallucination (pre-break) 8B+ Boulder | worked 17th Dec 2003
2004 Sleepy Rave 8B+ Boulder | worked 2004
First ascent.
The Wheel of Life 9a Boulder | worked 12th May 2004
First ascent.

References

[1] https://youtu.be/LjXXsRggYXM

Dreamtime (pre break) 8B+ Boulder | worked 9th Nov 2004
2005 Catharsis 8B+ Boulder | worked 23rd Mar 2005
First ascent.
Hydrangea (Pre 2016 Break) 8C Boulder | worked 22nd Apr 2005
Action Directe 9a Lead | worked 15th Oct 2005
2006 Mandragora 8C Boulder | worked 2006
First ascent.
Le Super Plafond 8c+ Lead | worked 30th Sep 2006
2007 Babel 8C Boulder | worked 31st Jan 2007
First ascent.
Montecore 8C Boulder | worked 14th Oct 2007
Second ascent.
2008
2009 Epitaph 8C+ Boulder | worked 2009
First ascent.
2010
2011 In Search of Time Lost 8C Boulder | worked Aug 2011
Tokoyo 8C Boulder | worked Nov 2011
First ascent.
2012 The Story of Two Worlds (Low Start) 8C+ Boulder | worked 22nd Mar 2012
First ascent.

After an extended siege Dai climbed The Story of Two Worlds however he later realised that he'd climbed it from one move in compared to where first ascentionist Dave Graham started. He then returned and after another protracted siege added an extra move in to the start to produce a low start.

References

[1] https://vimeo.com/43727285

[2] https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/dai-koyamada-and-the-story-of-two-worlds-at-cresciano.html

Der Mit dem Fels Tanzt 8C Boulder | worked Oct 2012
Insanity of Grandeur 8C Boulder | worked Nov 2012
2013
2014 Vanitas 8C Boulder | worked 2014
First ascent.
2015 Horizon 8C Boulder | worked May 2015
2016 Rokudo 8C Boulder | worked 2016
First ascent.
Nehanna 8C Boulder | worked 2016
First ascent.
Corona 9a+ Lead | worked 2016
2017 Nayuta 8C+ Boulder | worked 4th Apr 2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023 Mugen 8C Boulder | worked Mar 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/CqFvbqrPEc9/

Okuro 8C Boulder | worked 13th Oct 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/CyYdKzXx8Kw/

Batto 8B+ Boulder | worked 26th Oct 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cy6DZcHSJFO/=

2024 Yugen 8C Boulder | worked Mar 2024
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/C40kc3TxTFZ/

Inga 8c+ Lead | worked 2nd Dec 2024
First ascent.
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Corona 9a+ Lead | worked 2016
Hugh 9a Lead | worked 1st Nov 2002
Action Directe 9a Lead | worked 15th Oct 2005
Akira 9a Lead | did not finish
Inga 8c+ Lead | worked 2nd Dec 2024 8c+/9a
First ascent.
Le Super Plafond 8c+ Lead | worked 30th Sep 2006
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Epitaph 8C+ Boulder | worked 2009
First ascent.
The Story of Two Worlds (Low Start) 8C+ Boulder | worked 22nd Mar 2012
First ascent.

After an extended siege Dai climbed The Story of Two Worlds however he later realised that he'd climbed it from one move in compared to where first ascentionist Dave Graham started. He then returned and after another protracted siege added an extra move in to the start to produce a low start.

References

[1] https://vimeo.com/43727285

[2] https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/dai-koyamada-and-the-story-of-two-worlds-at-cresciano.html

Nayuta 8C+ Boulder | worked 4th Apr 2017
Byaku-Dou 8C Boulder | worked 11th Nov 2003 8C
First ascent.
Hydrangea (Pre 2016 Break) 8C Boulder | worked 22nd Apr 2005
Mandragora 8C Boulder | worked 2006
First ascent.
Babel 8C Boulder | worked 31st Jan 2007 8C/8C+
First ascent.
Tokoyo 8C Boulder | worked Nov 2011
First ascent.
Insanity of Grandeur 8C Boulder | worked Nov 2012
Vanitas 8C Boulder | worked 2014
First ascent.
Horizon 8C Boulder | worked May 2015
Rokudo 8C Boulder | worked 2016
First ascent.
Nehanna 8C Boulder | worked 2016
First ascent.
Mugen 8C Boulder | worked Mar 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/CqFvbqrPEc9/

Okuro 8C Boulder | worked 13th Oct 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/CyYdKzXx8Kw/

Yugen 8C Boulder | worked Mar 2024
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/C40kc3TxTFZ/

Montecore 8C Boulder | worked 14th Oct 2007
Second ascent.
In Search of Time Lost 8C Boulder | worked Aug 2011
Der Mit dem Fels Tanzt 8C Boulder | worked Oct 2012 8C
Sleepy Rave 8B+ Boulder | worked 2004
First ascent.
Catharsis 8B+ Boulder | worked 23rd Mar 2005 8B+
First ascent.
Batto 8B+ Boulder | worked 26th Oct 2023
First ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cy6DZcHSJFO/=

Hallucination (pre-break) 8B+ Boulder | worked 17th Dec 2003
Dreamtime (pre break) 8B+ Boulder | worked 9th Nov 2004 8B+
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
The Wheel of Life 9a Boulder | worked 12th May 2004 8C+
First ascent.

References

[1] https://youtu.be/LjXXsRggYXM