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Jean-Baptiste Tribout
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Jerry Moffatt
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Mike Williams
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Ted Kingsnorth
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Nina Caprez
Added at 12:04 on 07 April 2022

Ascents

27 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Jean-Baptiste Tribout Lead (Worked) 07 Nov 1986 (approx)

https://www.instagram.com/p/72DU26vF5X/

Scott Franklin Lead (Worked) 01 May 1987 (approx)
Jerry Moffatt Lead (Worked) 01 May 1988 (approx)

Believed 3rd ascent (after Scott Franklin's 2nd).

Bob Horan Lead (Worked) 01 Jun 1988 (approx)

https://www.mountainproject.com/photo/106334158

Ron Kauk Lead (Worked) 01 Jul 1988 (approx)
Alan Watts Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 1989 (approx)

Fifth ascent.

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alan-watts-climbing-interview.html

Doug Englekirk Lead (Worked) 01 Nov 1991 (approx)

Fast, approx 3 days' work.

https://www.climbing.com/news/doug-englekirk/

Steve Schneider Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 1992 (approx)
Chris Knuth Lead (Worked) 01 Jun 1995 (approx)

http://king-dino.blogspot.com/2011/04/allez-southern-californias-crag-mag.html

Lynn Hill Lead (Worked) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)

First female ascent.

Tommy Caldwell Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 1998 (approx)
Chris Sharma Lead (Worked) 15 Apr 1998 (approx)
Beth Rodden Lead (Worked) 01 May 1998 (approx)

https://mojagear.com/beth-rodden-interview-redpointing-training-nutrition-climbing-tips/

Dave Graham Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 2000
Steve McClure Lead (Worked) 22 Oct 2000
Ian Caldwell Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 2003 (approx)

https://1859oregonmagazine.com/explore-oregon/outdoors/ian-caldwell/

Mark Anderson Lead (Worked) 24 Nov 2008 (approx)

https://www.mountainproject.com/user/105878863/monomaniac

Jonathan Siegrest Lead (Worked) 14 May 2010
Ryan Palo Lead (Worked) 29 Jan 2011
Mike Williams Lead (Worked) 10 Jun 2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uWrLtWB6E4

Drew Ruana Lead (Worked) 01 Apr 2013 (approx)

Aged 13.

Peder Groseth Lead (Worked) 29 Dec 2013
Ted Kingsnorth Lead (Worked) 25 Mar 2014

https://vimeo.com/92349114

3rd British ascent after Jerry Moffatt and Steve McClure

Mike Doyle Lead (Worked) 04 Feb 2015 (approx)

https://gripped.com/news/mike-doyle-continues-sending-spree-in-smith/

Nina Caprez Lead (Worked) 01 Nov 2017 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOfYNX82_xw

Jaszna Hodzic Lead (Worked) 03 Mar 2018 (approx)

https://jasnahodzic.blog/2018/04/24/to-bolt-or-not-to-be/#more-4812

Sonnie Trotter Lead (Worked) 01 Nov 2018 (approx)