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Ashima Shiraishi Climbs V12 in Bishop

Ashima Shiraishi is spending her holiday break climbing in Bishop, California, and has already made an ascent of Maze of Death (V12).

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second femaleto climb V14, sending Fred Nicole’s Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa. Shiraishi also excels on a rope, having climbed multiple 5.14c sport climbs.

Shiraishi is from New York City and started climbing in 2007 at the age of six.