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Famous Boulder Problem Gets New V16 Exit

23 years after Dreamtime was climbed, a new direct exit was added

Yannick Flohé has made the coveted first ascent of Return of the Dreamtime at V16, the direct exit to the infamous Dreamtime V15. Found in Cresciano, Switzerland, it was  first climbed by Fred Nicole in 2000.

Flohé, 23, had an incredible 2022. He started the year off with a send of the famous Off the Wagon Sit V16, his first of the grade. In March, he climbed two V15s in Switzerland over a period of four days. The first was Forgotten Gem V15 in Chironico, first ascended by Kim Marschner. The second was Aidan Roberts’ Everything the Light Touches V15, a sit start variation of the popular The Kingdom V15 in Brione.

In January, Flohé sent Ephyra V16 and From Dirt Grows the Flowers V15 at Cresciano. Return of the Dreamtime was an open project for many years.

Return of the Dreamtime

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