Equanimity 8C by Carlo Traversi

Wednesday, 4 November

Carlo Traversi, who recently did the FA of Empath 9a+, has done the FA of Equanimity 8C in Kirkwood lake. In total, Carlo has now done ten boulders 8C and 8C+. Including also the first repeat of Meltdown 8c+ trad, the 32-year-old has one of the most impressive multi-discipline tick lists out there. (c) Mary Mecklenburg

"The seams project. A lot of effort into this one. Heinous power tech boulder with the worst footholds imaginable. Just barely pulled this one-off. Definitely the hardest moves I've done this year. Curious to see what other people think because the style is so specific. 2 days last year, 3 days this year. Got lucky though. Could have taken a lot longer. Barely sent it."

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