Ashima Shirashi scending Golden Shadow(V14) in Rocklands, South Africa. Photo: Kenji Tsukamoto

From the Petzl Facebook page, 13 year-old climbing phenom Ashima Shiraishi has scent her first V14! This girl just keeps it coming. I can’t wait to see her push the limits of climbing in the years to come! Congrats Ashima!

Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods conquer South Africa

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Jimmy and Daniel are in South Africa for the next several weeks taking advantage of the winter temps in the southern hemisphere. They’ve already gotten busy repeating some of the hardest lines the area has to offer, as well as putting up some new ones. We should see a new 8C or two by the end of this trip!

Daniel Woods on a new problem he put up in South Afirca, “Welcome to Jamrock” (8B)

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Adam’s Escapades-A Weekend at Governor Dodge State Park

I’ve thrown together another blog site call Adam’s Escapades.  While still a work in progress, this site will highlight my own adventures in rock climbing, hiking, biking, or anything else I might do outdoors.  Follow the link to check out my first post about my first time bouldering at Governor Dodge State Park last week. I hope you like it!