First Female Ascent by Alex Puccio

© Puccio coll.
After a few days plagued by illness and bad skin, American boulderer Alex Puccio has bounced back and made what I believe is the First Female Ascent of El Techo De Los Tres b, 8A, at Hueco Tanks, Texas.

This is her twelfth 8A boulder problem in the last twelve months.

El Techo... was originally given 8C, but first a far better sequence was discovered and then it broke. Surprisingly, this has only made it better.

Alex Puccio  © Puccio coll.
Alex Puccio
© Puccio coll.

Alex is sponsored by Five Ten, Prana and Revolution.

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11 Jan, 2011
To much talking in code.. I didnt understand a word of that..
11 Jan, 2011
Cheers Fred.
12 Jan, 2011
Very interesting video. The second guy seemed to be virtually on-sighting it. jcm
12 Jan, 2011
what is wrong with you guys? If you're not interested in the lowdown news then why bother reading and commenting on it? that could possibly the worst soundtrack to a climbing film I have seen yet.
12 Jan, 2011
Nothing wrong me actually regarding this topic.. I love the Lowdown.. I didnt complain about the Lowdown. Read before you comment nub. I was merely saying that i couldnt understand what bjorn was saying, it seems to have been written backwards and forwards. I didnt understand the first few lines and the last few lines.
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