5 October 2023

Beckett Hsin, 14, completes Midnight Express (8B+)

Beckett Hsin has done Midnight Express (8B+) in Boulder Canyon. "So much time, effort, and emotion into this one, very psyched to have finally done it. Proudest send to date."

Can you tell us more about the ascent?
The difficulty of the climb revolves around the first two moves, and then from there it’s a committing and powerful sequence to the top. Last year, I spent multiple days just trying to link the first two moves together, and I came frustratingly close. After a short break I came back taller, and finally finished it first week of the season.

What is next?
I’d like to build a bigger base of easier boulders, but I’m also psyched to try Echale (8B) and The Game by the end of the year!
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