Ashima sends her 2nd V13

posted by dpm on 08/07/2012


27crags reports that 11-year-old bouldering phenom, Ashima Shiraishi has sent her 2nd V13 boulder problem, Steady Plums Direct in Cape Town, South Africa. This is the second ascent of the problem which was established by Paul Robinson last summer.

Ashima on Steady Plums Direct (V13). Photo: 27crags

Ashima broke new ground for young climbers last March when she climbed Crown of Aragon (V13) in Hueco Tanks, Texas. There's been quite a bit of press focused on the little prodigy recently including this excellent article and video in the New York Times.