Question: How are bouldering competitions scored?

Bouldering. A bouldering competition consists of climbing on short walls without belay ropes. Each competitors score is determined by the overall number of routes finished and the number of attempts needed. Ranking is further subdivided by either a lead-style scoring system or with the use of a bonus hold.

What difficulty are competition boulders?

In terms of coordination, acrobatics and athleticism it is certainly the most demanding discipline in competition climbing. The difficulties of the boulder “problems” range between boulder grade 7c to 8a+ and may be compared with single moves of grade 10 or 11 lead routes.

Is it weird to boulder alone?

Maybe your work schedule doesnt coincide with your climbing partners. Whatever your reason, if youre considering going bouldering alone for the first time, it might feel intimidating. Especially outdoors.

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