Chris Webb Parsons does Desperanza, 8Cby Björn Pohl - UKC Feb/2012
This news story has been read 4,564 times
Chris Webb Parsons is in Hueco Tanks, Texas, with a strong crew, including both Alex Puccio and Shauna Coxsey. Now he has made the 2nd ascent of Daniel Woods' Desperanza, 8C.
Desperanza, which is the sit down start to Fred Nicole's Esperanza in the Dirty Martini Cave, is what Chris calls his "training boulder" while in Hueco, as it's "good power endurance training".
Well... if he runs a couple of laps on it every day, who knows, maybe he will climb something hard one of this days, eh?
Source: Chris' blogChris Webb Parsons is sponsored by:
17 year-old William Bosi from Edinburgh has become the youngest Brit to climb 9a with an astonishingly quick redpoint of... Read more
Dave MacLeod has repeated Chris Sharma's Practice of the wild, ~8C, at Magic Wood/Averstal. This was the 37 year old's first of... Read more
Alex Puccio has made the first female ascent of Slashface, ~8B, first climbed by Fred Nicole in January 1998 and considered... Read more
Alex Puccio has repeated the classic Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, as well as two 8A+'s and more in a very productive day at Hueco... Read more