Carlo Traversi Repeats Jade - Font 8B+/8Cby Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC May/2010
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UKC News, May 2010
Jade, the steep and crimpy boulder problem in Rocky Mountain National Park, USA has seen its seventh ascent from young boulderer Carlo Traversi.
The problem, initially graded V15/Font 8C and regarded as one of the hardest problems in the USA was first climbed by Daniel Woods in 2007.
In an interview on Climbing.com, Carlo spoke about the grade and his suggested downgrade to V14:
You mentioned that crimps aren't your thing, and that's how Jade climbs. Any other reason you'd downgrade it to a V14?