Midnight Lightning | 7B Boulder problem at Camp 4 Boulders


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Ron Kauk
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John Bachar
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John Bachar
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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk
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Adam Ondra
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Wolfgang Güllich
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Kurt Albert
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Kurt Albert
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10 recorded ascents.

Climber Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Ron Kauk Boulder | worked 1978
First ascent.

Ron uses a slightly different sequence to usual: instead of pressing fully in to the mantel he gets half way in to it and then uses a little crimp for the left hand.


[1] An ascent from approx. 1991 https://www.instagram.com/p/CmnRGViBEH8/

John Bachar Boulder | worked 1978
Kurt Smith Boulder | worked 1984
Fourth ascent.
Jerry Moffatt Boulder | worked 1984

The first ascent in a day.

Lynn Hill Boulder | worked 1998
First female ascent.

Lynn worked the mantel on a rope first.

Lisa Rands Boulder | worked 2001

Second female ascent and the first without practicing the mantel on a rope.


[1] https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2001/01/second_female_ascent_of_midnight_lightning-57

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Boulder | worked 2012
Adam Ondra Boulder | flash 30th Oct 2018
Wolfgang Güllich Boulder | worked
Kurt Albert Boulder | worked