Strongest Male Boulderers

The best male boulderers.

This list aims to list any male boulderer who has climbed 8C+ or harder. It only lists ascents at the climbers hardest grade, so each climbers has a single entry on the list.

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60 entries on the list.

Climber Grade Climbs
1 Simon Lorenzi 9A Alphane, Burden of Dreams, Soudain Seul
2 Will Bosi 9A Return of the Sleepwalker, Alphane, Burden of Dreams
3 Shawn Raboutou 9A Alphane, Megatron
4 Nalle Hukkataival 9A Burden of Dreams
5 Nico Pelorson 9A Soudain Seul
6 Daniel Woods 9A Return of the Sleepwalker
7 Camille Coudert 9A Soudain Seul
8 Aidan Roberts 9A Alphane
9 Vadim Timonov 9A Blackflip SDS
10 Charles Albert 9A L’Ombre du Voyageur
11 Jakob Schubert 9A Alphane
12 Drew Ruana 8C+ Distortion, Maxwell's Demon Low, Sleepwalker, Howl at the Moon SDS, Bookkeeping, The Ice Knife SDS, Insomniac, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Bloody Sunday SDS
13 Matt Fultz 8C+ Sleepwalker, Moonlight Sonata, Hypnotized Minds, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Brace For the Cure, Grand Illusion, Vecchio Leone SDS
14 Jimmy Webb 8C+ Poison the Well, Insomniac, Ephyra, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Sleepwalker, Off the Wagon Low
15 Dave Graham 8C+ Creature from the Black Lagoon, Fuck the System, Euclase, Celestite, Hypnotized Minds
16 Ryuichi Murai 8C+ Sleepwalker, Nexus, Epitaph, United, Floatin
17 Adam Ondra 8C+ Terranova, Gioia, Ledoborec, Brutal Rider
18 Niccolò Ceria 8C+ La Révolutionnaire Assis, Off the Wagon Low, Gioia, Ephyra
19 Dai Koyamada 8C+ The Story of Two Worlds (Low Start), Nayuta, Epitaph
20 Griffin Whiteside 8C+ Creature from the Black Lagoon, Sleepwalker, Howl at the Moon SDS
21 Giuliano Cameroni 8C+ Poison the Well, Off the Wagon Low, Ephyra
22 Ryohei Kameyama 8C+ La Révolutionnaire Assis, Floatin, No Kpote Only
23 Andy Lamb 8C+ Insomniac, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Sleepwalker
24 Yannick Flohé 8C+ Return of the Dreamtime, Off the Wagon Low, Ephyra
25 Francesco Berardino 8C+ Off the Wagon Low, Return of the Dreamtime, Celestite
26 Carlo Traversi 8C+ Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Dark Side
27 Sean Bailey 8C+ Devilution, Grand Illusion
28 Pablo Hammack 8C+ Sleepwalker, Creature from the Black Lagoon
29 Elias Iagnemma 8C+ Gioia, Ganesh
30 Zach Galla 8C+ Grand Illusion, Sleepwalker
31 Kazuma Ise 8C+ Hallucination, Epitaph
32 Florian Wientjes 8C+ Off the Wagon Low, Floatin
33 Christian Core 8C+ Gioia
34 Shinichiro Nomura 8C+ Hydrangea
35 Rustam Gelmanov 8C+ Hypnotized Minds
36 Daisuke Ichimiya 8C+ Creature from the Black Lagoon
37 Akira Waku 8C+ Hydrangea
38 Nathaniel Coleman 8C+ Grand Illusion
39 Nathan Williams 8C+ Sleepwalker
40 Dylan Barks 8C+ Creature from the Black Lagoon
41 Taylor McNeill 8C+ Moonlight Sonata
42 Sergii Topishko 8C+ Off the Wagon Low
43 Toru Nakajima 8C+ Epitaph
44 Ignacio Sánchez González 8C+ Daños Con-Laterales
45 Takuya Nakajima 8C+ Hydrangea
46 Yuta Imaizumi 8C+ Nayuta
47 Clément Lechaptois 8C+ Fuck the System
48 Tim Reuser 8C+ La Révolutionnaire Assis
49 Colin Duffy 8C+ Bookkeeping
50 Nicolai Užnik 8C+ Emotional Landscapes
51 Michiel Nieuwenhuijsen 8C+ La Révolutionnaire Assis
52 Austin Purdy 8C+ Insomniac
53 Keenan Takahashi 8C+ Insomniac
54 Martin Keller 8C+ Gateway
55 Zander Waller 8C+ Sleepwalker
56 Kai Whaley 8C+ Sleepwalker
57 Stefano Carnati 8C+ Vecchio Leone SDS
58 Lasse von Freier 8C+ Off the Wagon Low
59 Noah Wheeler 8C+ Sleepwalker
60 Bernd Zangerl 8C+ Into the Sun