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Dark waters, ~8B, by Alex Puccio

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Alex Puccio has made the first female ascent of Daniel Woods' Dark waters, Font 8B, in the Clear Creek Canyon, just west of Denver, Colorado.

Alex Puccio on Dark Waters, ~8B, Clear creek canyon  © Christopher Motta
Alex Puccio on Dark Waters, ~8B, Clear creek canyon
© Christopher Motta

Alex says she worked the problem for a total of eight days over five years, which means this is the problem she has had to work the hardest for so far. This was her 13th 8B-or-harder and we can, no doubt, expect more in the near future, especially so as she will soon be injury free again and won't have to hold back anymore.


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Alex is one of the most successful climbers of her generation. In total, she has climbed 31 Font 8Bs or harder. She has been climbing at a high level since 2006 when she climbed her first Font 8A and has made steady...

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11 Nov, 2015
"...especially so as she will soon be injury free again and won't have to hold back anymore. " :O
14 Nov, 2015
Thirteenth problem of 8b or harder. Is that better than any other females? Who would be in second place?
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