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Lucie Hrozová on the First Ascent of Saphira (M15-), East Vail

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On January 31, the Czech climber Lucie Hrozová made the first ascent of Saphira (M15-) in the Fang Amphitheater, East Vail, Colorado—a
route considered to be the hardest mixed climb in America. Click here to read more about her ascent.

Ryan Vachon, of Boulder, Colorado, claimed the route’s second ascent on March 27.


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