Top Notch, first 8B by Puccioby Björn Pohl - UKC Jul/2014
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Alex Puccio has repeated Tyler Landman's Top Notch, ~8B, in the RMNP, CO.
This was Alex' first of the grade.
Second day on it Second try from the start today. I can't believe that Top Notch is my first 8B..... It's AMAZING! Its one of the best boulders I have ever climbed!
Thanks everyone for the support! It was a big breakthrough for myself and big props to Tyler Landman for putting Top Notch up. That would be a dream to put something that amazing up one day!
Cutting the WC season short seems to have been the right thing to do for Alex, who followed up the ascent with a quick repeat Blood Money, ~8A+.
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