Tomoko Ogawa Becomes First Woman to Climb V14

On October 20th, 2012, history was made. Tomoko Ogawa became the first woman to send a V14 by conquering Cathersis at Shiobara. After 3 years of battling this problem she finally made the ascent. Originally established in 2005 by another Japanese bouldering legend,...

Andrew Palmer Joins 5.15 Club

In 2013, Andrew Palmer snagged the fourth ascent of Jaws II (5.15a). In fact 5.15s are very rare in America. There are only 3 of them: Tommy Caldwell’s Flex Luthor (5.15a), Chris Sharma’s Jumbo Love (5.15b), and Jaws II. The history of this route is a long...
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