UKC

8B and 8A+ by Ashima, in a day

© Kenji Tsukamoto
Ashima Shiraishi on Blood Meridian, ~8B, Bishop, CA  © Kenji Tsukamoto
Ashima Shiraishi on Blood Meridian, ~8B, Bishop, CA
© Kenji Tsukamoto

Ashima Shiraishi has done both Blood Meridian, ~8B, and Babeurre, ~8A+, in a day at Bishop.

As promised, 13 year old Ashima delivers at Bishop:

All in a day's work...I sent Babeurre V12 and Blood Meridian V13 (the first section of the mega-project).

Who knows, maybe she goes for that project now. Daniel Woods got close back in February when he did the ~8B and the ~8B+ parts, but didn't have the head to go for the sketchy ~7C+ top. According to The Formula, this project should weigh in around ~8C+... Check out Exposure II for video of this.

Keep watching this space for more news about Ashima.

Ashima Shiraishi is sponsored by: Clifbar and Evolv


This post has been read 7,464 times

Return to Latest News

Support UKC

As climbers we strive to make UKClimbing.com the kind of website we would love to visit, with the most up-to-date news, diverse and interesting articles, comprehensive gear reviews, breathtaking photographs and a vast and useful logbook system. As a result, an incredible community has formed around the site - we’ve provided the framework but it’s you who make the website what it is today. If you appreciate the content we offer then you can help us by becoming an official UKC Supporter. This can be a one-off single annual payment or a more substantial payment paid monthly or yearly which includes full access to Rockfax Digital and discounts on Rockfax print publications.

If you appreciate UKClimbing.com then please help us by becoming a UKC Supporter.

UKC Supporter

  • Support the website we all know and love
  • Access to a year's subscription to Rockfax Digital.
  • Plus 30% off Rockfax guidebooks
  • Plus Show your support UKC Supporter badge on your profile and forum posts
UKC/UKH/Rockfax logo

27 Dec, 2014
What is 'The Formula'?
27 Dec, 2014
Probably a comical reference to 'the grade calculator', where you put in the grade of the constituent parts and get out the grade of the whole thing. It's not actually a real thing (the real world being nuanced as it is.)
28 Dec, 2014
I guess the problem is shaping up to be America's first V16 unless someone comes along and downgrades it (groan)
Loading Notifications...
Facebook Twitter Copy Email LinkedIn Pinterest