Topic - NEWS: Pamela Varco Onsights Lucille Offwidth (5.12+) - USA
| by - Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor on - 02 Jul 2008 - jackgeldard.com
|Hot on the heels of the recent ascents of Ray's Roof in the Peak District, we have news of more off-width action from across the water. Dougald MacDonald reports:|
Pamela Pack Varco has onsighted Lucille (5.12+) at Vedauwoo, Wyoming, making the first female ascent and likely fifth or sixth overall ascent of the legendary offwidth and squeeze chimney. Jay Anderson first led Lucille free in 1988 after years of effort; Craig Luebben did the second ascent and the first onsight.
Read More: http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/older.html?month=07&year=2008#n45064
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