8B again by Ashima Shiraishi (11)


Monday, 6 August

27crags reports that Ashima Shiraishi has done the first repeat of Paul Robinson's The Steady Plums direct, 8B in Topside. Previously Ashima has done the first female ascent of the very well confirmed Crown of Aragorn, 8B in Hueco Tanks. Only a handfull female have done multiple 8B's and nobody as fast as the 11 year old. In the interview with NY Times Ashima says she trains 5-7 times, spending 25 - 35 h, a week including transport. (c) Chasing winter

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