Art attack, 8c slab by Paige Claassenby Björn Pohl - UKC Oct/2013
This news story has been read 5,153 times
Paige Claassen has made the first repeat of Art attack, 8c, at Sasso Remeno in northern italy.
According to Jon Glassberg, Art attack, an 8c slab, was put up back in 2004 and had until now not seen a repeat:
I could not even believe my eyes. Nearly the last day of the trip, in epic humidity and even some rain, she pulled it off. Possibly the single most impressive ascent I have ever witnessed!
Paige is by no means a stranger to hard technical routes. This summer she repeated Sasha Digiulian's Rolihlahla, 8b, at Waterval Boven, South Africa, a route which was originally suggested to be at least 8c.
Her hardest route so far was Grand Ole Opry, an 8c/+ at the Monastery, Colorado, which she made the first female ascent of in September 2010. She also has a number of 8b+'s under her belt.
The third round of the 2016 IFSC Lead World Cup circuit saw competitors congregate in Briançon, France at... Read more
Nalle Hukkataival has also repeated Fred Nicole's Monkey wedding, ~8C, in Rocklands, South Africa. This was the 8th ascent of the... Read more
This video from Louder than 11 really speaks for itself. Amazing landscape and climbing footage from Yangshuo, China, featuring... Read more
A month or so ago Paige Claassen made the 2nd ascent of Simone Pedeferri's Art Attack, an 8c slab at Sasso Remeno in northern... Read more