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Vanitas: New V15 by Dai Koyamada

Super strong Japanese boulderer Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of a new and exceptionally hard boulder problem now named Vanitas (V15) at Mt. Horai in Japan.

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Dai Koyamada climbing <em>Vanitas</em> (V15). Photo by  Ikuko Serata. ” />Super strong Japanese boulderer Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of a new and exceptionally hard boulder problem now named <em>Vanitas </em><span>(V15) at Mt. Horai in Japan.</span></p>
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<div><span>Koyamada, who has now climbed almost 30 problems of the V15 grade, commented:</p>
<p>“I completed my 4 years project at Mt. Horai, Japan on 6th February. The line is something like ‘Frankenjura style’ with small crimps and pockets. It was a very hard line to me and I am so glad about this ascent!”<br /></span></div>
<div><span><img src=UKClimbing.com.