Now we have another video of Ashima. Last summer Ashima made a quick visit to Rocklands in South Africa, where she managed to climb Scorpion (V11) in under an hour.
Here's the video - Scorpion V11:
Here's the previous video of Ashima, showing her climbing Crown of Aragorn (V13) and Barefoot on Sacred Ground (V12) at the age of 10.
And why not have another look at the video of Brooke Raboutou...
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