Lost and Found 8B and The Penrose step 8B+ by Katie Lamb

18 April 2022

Katie Lamb has done Lost and Found (8B) in Yosemite (CA), (c) David Fitzgerald, and The Penrose Step (8B+) in Leavenworth (WA). The latter, a Carlo Traversi FA from 2013, has ten ascents in the data base, all of them marked with five stars and Katie did it in just two sessions."Mini trip up to visit the fam - rained out for all but two days. Got it done in the eleventh hour w some try hard and stamina I didn't know I had. Incredible line and special moment with keen and andy."

The 24-year-old did her first, out of ten 8B's, less than two years ago and her first, out of four, 8B+ nine months ago. For almost one year, she has been the #1 in the female ranking game.

How has this dramatic progress been possible?
My progression is primarily because I focused on being a smart scaler, not just a strong scaler. Be smart about your temps and your rest during your sesh.

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