Japanese bouldering master Dai Koyamada established another masterpiece this weekend with his first ascent of Nehanna in Gero,
Japan. The grade is “somewhere in the V14 ~ V15” range on he wrote on his blog.
“Miracle happened! Last night I did it!” he posted on Instagram. “So glad to established this line which I found last June and dream to send. Definitely
this is the one of my best FAs ever. Tentatively V14/15. Hope anyone else evaluate it.”
In May 2015, he finished his three-year “super project” at Mount Hiei.
The problem cranks through a granite roof, following a crack feature, to a 16-foot slab finish. He did not suggested a grade.
Koyamada, who turns 40 on August 23, has sent at least 42 V14s and harder, according to his tick list.
In 2004, he established the famous Wheel of Life (V15) in Australia, and a sit start to Dave Graham’s The Story of Two Worlds, in
Cresciano, Switzerland. Check out the video below.
Watch Dai Koyamada's "The Story of Two Worlds low start V16":
Dai Koyamada Sends Three-Year “Super Project”