Wednesday, 28 January 2015

To Grade or Not to Grade: Insights on the use of the V scale in a first addition guide book

There is an incredible looking bouldering area in southern California that has been developing over the years called Black Mountain. If you're a boulderer, and you haven't heard of it yet, it wont be long until it is a well known destination. The first guide book has officially been released, and in a very interesting move, the authors have decided to not grade the problems.

Here is an intriguing and rather convincing post from the Black Mountain blog on the author's reasons behind this decision.!/c1vmj/Page/1