Watch top climber Dave Graham talk about his first days of climbing, Hypnotized Minds V16, the inspiration for the names of his boulders, South Africa, gem hunting and more.
Graham is one of the elite sport climbers and boulderers of his generation and is known for countless hard sends including The Story Of Two Worlds V15 in 2005.
He is also known for his stance against grade-inflation and for his strong anti-chipping ethic.
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The brutal unseasonal winter weather up in RMNP has left Hypnotized Minds [8C+] encased in ice and buried in snow for the last two weeks, putting a grinding halt on my entire operation ❄️💨😐This @honngy photo is from the last session it was possible to actually climb, 16 days ago, and I got closer than ever 🙄😬 Startin to get a lil crazzzzy cuz I realllllly want to pull on those starting and holds and take it down 😈😈🤪🤪!!!! @island_io @fiveten_official @petzl_official @frictionlabs @climbskinspain