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Michaela Kiersch on The Golden Ticket 5.14c/8c+Fri Night Vid

© Brandon and Gabi Fox

In this week's Friday Night Video, we jump back to November 2016 when Michaela Kiersch became the first woman to climb The Golden Ticket, a testpiece 5.14c/8c+ in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. Michaela's success revolved around sticking a wild dyno that most taller climbers don't have to use. After the dyno comes the typical "crux" of the route, a v10 boulder problem. This short film documents Michaela's impressive achievement and the journey it took to pull it off.


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Michaela Kiersch was the first—and remains the only—woman in the world to climb both 9a+ and 8B+. She is a former USA Climbing Team member. 

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