Alex Puccio


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McKinney, USA
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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 progress since.

Pro Rock Climber | World Cup Winner | 11x National Champ | For Media, Commercials, Clinics and Private Coaching please email puccio.performance@gmail.com

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Alex Puccio on Heritage Font 8B+  © Puccio Collection/Robin O'Leary

News Alex Puccio climbs Heritage (Font 8B+)

Alex Puccio has climbed Heritage, a Carlo Traversi Font 8B+ in Val Bavona, Switzerland. This was Puccio's fifth climb graded 8B+ after previously climbing Jade, The Wheel of Chaos, New Baseline and The Penrose Step.

Alex Puccio on form in Vail.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
Alex Puccio on form in Vail.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News IFSC Boulder World Cup Vail: Report

The sixth round of the 2018 IFSC Boulder World Cup series took place in Vail, USA last weekend. An influx of USA team climbers shook the final rankings and unseated some of the season's best so far. Shauna Coxsey narrowly missed out on finals, finishing in...

Alex Puccio on Penrose step, ~8B+, Leavenworth, WA, USA  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Penrose step, ~8B+, Leavenworth, WA, USA  © Joel Zerr

News Alex Puccio repeats The Penrose step, Font 8B+

Alex Puccio has repeated Carlo Traversi's Penrose step, Font 8B+, at Leavenworth, Washington.

Riverbed, ~8B, by Alex Puccio  © Joel Zerr
Riverbed, ~8B, by Alex Puccio  © Joel Zerr

News Woven hand, another Font 8B by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio has repeated Bernd Zangerl's Wovenhand, Font 8B, at Magic Wood/Averstal, Switzerland. This was Alex' 4th 8B...

Riverbed, ~8B, by Alex Puccio  © Joel Zerr
Riverbed, ~8B, by Alex Puccio  © Joel Zerr

News Alex Puccio repeats Riverbed, Font 8B

Alex Puccio has repeated the classic Riverbed, Font 8B, at Magic Wood/Averstal in Switzerland.

Alex Puccio, Munich World cup final 2017  © Björn Pohl
Alex Puccio, Munich World cup final 2017  © Björn Pohl

News Alex Puccio climbs New Base Line, Font 8B+

Alex Puccio has repeated New Base Line, Font 8B+, at Magic wood/Averstal, Switzerland

Alex Puccio on Sun storm, ~8A, RMNP, Colorado  © Jon Cardwell
Alex Puccio on Sun storm, ~8A, RMNP, Colorado  © Jon Cardwell

News Bear Toss, another Font 8B by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio has repeated Bear Toss, Font 8B, at Veritas in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

Alex Puccio on Dead Meadow, ~8B, at Wild Basin, Colorado  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Dead Meadow, ~8B, at Wild Basin, Colorado  © Joel Zerr

News Dead Meadow, Font 8B, by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio on Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, Hueco Tanks, Texas  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, Hueco Tanks, Texas  © Joel Zerr

News Slashface, ~8B, by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio on Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, Hueco Tanks, Texas  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, Hueco Tanks, Texas  © Joel Zerr

News Crown of Aragorn, ~8B and more by Alex Puccio

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

News Dark waters, ~8B, by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio on Don't get too greedy, ~8B, RMNP Co  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Don't get too greedy, ~8B, RMNP Co  © Joel Zerr

News 8B and 8A+ by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio on Irreversible, ~8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Irreversible, ~8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr

News Irreversible, Font 8B, by Alex Puccio

Alex Puccio on Euro trash, ~8A+, LCC, UT  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Euro trash, ~8A+, LCC, UT  © Joel Zerr

News Alex Puccio is back!

Alex Puccio on The Swarm, ~8B/+, Buttermilks, USA  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on The Swarm, ~8B/+, Buttermilks, USA  © Joel Zerr

News The Swarm (Font 8B/+) in one session by Puccio

Alex Puccio on Jade  © Zerr Productions
Alex Puccio on Jade  © Zerr Productions

Video Alex Puccio Climbing Jade - 8B+

Alex Puccio on Jade, ~8B+, RMNP, CO, USA  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Jade, ~8B+, RMNP, CO, USA  © Joel Zerr

News Trailer: Alex Puccio vs. Jade, Font 8B+

Alex Puccio on The Wheel of Chaos, ~8B+, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on The Wheel of Chaos, ~8B+, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr

Video Alex Puccio vs. The Wheel of Chaos, Font 8B+

Alex Puccio  © Patho Pix
Alex Puccio  © Patho Pix

News The Wheel of Chaos, Font 8B+, by Puccio

Alex Puccio on Freaks of the industry, ~8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Freaks of the industry, ~8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr

News Freaks of the industry, Font 8B, by Puccio

Alex Puccio on Jade, ~8B+, RMNP, CO, USA  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Jade, ~8B+, RMNP, CO, USA  © Joel Zerr

News Alex Puccio repeats Jade, 8B+

Alex Puccio on Blood money, 8A+, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Blood money, 8A+, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr

News Nuthin' but sunshine, 8B, for Puccio

Alex Puccio on Top Notch, 8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Top Notch, 8B, RMNP, CO  © Joel Zerr

News Top Notch, first 8B by Puccio

Alex Puccio on Double Dutchez, ~8A+, at Guanella Pass, CO  © Joel Zerr
Alex Puccio on Double Dutchez, ~8A+, at Guanella Pass, CO  © Joel Zerr

News Double Dutchez, Font 8A+ by Puccio

Alex Puccio on Walker on earth, 8A, Chironico, Switzerland  © Chuck Fryberger FIlms
Alex Puccio on Walker on earth, 8A, Chironico, Switzerland  © Chuck Fryberger FIlms

News 8A+ and 8A flash for Puccio

Alex Puccio grabbing the custom made finishing hold in the Tierra Boulder Battle 2013  © Horizon Solutions (video still)
Alex Puccio grabbing the custom made finishing hold in the Tierra Boulder Battle 2013  © Horizon Solutions (video still)

News Alex Puccio wins the Tierra Boulder Battle

Leah Crane  © Leah Crane
Leah Crane  © Leah Crane

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Latest Reviews for Alex's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.

The Vapour V, once bedded in, smears surprisingly well  © UKC Gear
The Vapour V, once bedded in, smears surprisingly well  © UKC Gear

Scarpa Vapour V

The original Vapour V came out in 2010, but the latest version has seen some big changes. This is very much a shoe of two halves, says Rob Greenwood, and not necessarily an improvement on the older models.

They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear
They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear

Petzl NOMIC and ERGONOMIC

Martin McKenna makes the best of a lean season to trial Petzl's two new top-end technical ice tools.

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown
ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number...

A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey
A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear
Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine...


Latest News from Alex's Sponsors

Annoucements direct from manufacturers

ZG Thumbnail  © Scarpa

The Scarpa Zero Gravity Collection

The Zero Gravity (ZG) family of product represents a new class of product for Scarpa, designed around a fluid and dynamic rolling gait concept and sits alongside the traditional hiking range. The core of the ZG range is a new last shape (called TR...

Enhanced Protection  © Petzl
Enhanced Protection  © Petzl

Petzl Helmets - Top and Side Protection

Petzl's latest helmets guarantee a certain level of protection throughout the entire helmet and not just the top. These helmets carry Petzl's proprietary label--TOP AND SIDE PROTECTION--for easy identification.

Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa
Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa

Scarpa - Women's Collection: Instinct VSRW, Maestro, Vapor, Arpia

For 2019 Scarpa has released three new women's specific climbing shoes, with an adapted fit that differs to the men's version in a variety of different ways.

Arpia  © Scarpa
Arpia  © Scarpa

Scarpa - Arpia and Vapour V

The Arpia is especially designed for climbers who want to step up to their first high performance shoe. It combines performance...

ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC
ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Footwear and Packs

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...

ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC
ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Clothing Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...

ispo 2019 Climbing Hardware  © UKC
ispo 2019 Climbing Hardware  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Climbing Hardware Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of...