The younger Boulderite posted the climb to Instagram Tuesday. He’s now the creator of the world’s two latest V17 boulder issues.
“On hearth,” was French crusher Seb Bouin’s stripped-down touch upon Shawn Raboutou’s Nov. 15 first ascent put up. That just about says it. Raboutou claimed the primary ascent of “Megatron,” V17, his most up-to-date mega-hard Colorado venture.
Raboutou himself disclosed nothing concerning the climb within the put up — apart from the title and grade, all he supplied was a teaser a few Mellow video coming Friday.
To seek out out extra now, you’ll be doing the identical factor as us and the remainder of the boulderers on the planet who had been too sq. to be there. However get one factor straight: Shawn Raboutou at present lives nowhere however on the tip of the bouldering spear.
Information of the ascent leaves little doubt that different contenders are submitting their callouses, salving their fingertips, and sanding down their footwear in anticipation of grabbing “Megatron’s” first repeat. Aidan Roberts and Will Bosi shortly retrod Raboutou’s tracks on “Alphane,” his final V17 FA — which he posted in August.