Midnight Lightning | 7B Boulder problem at Camp 4 Boulders

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Ron Kauk
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Added at 07:12 on 26 December 2022
John Bachar
Added at 09:02 on 27 February 2021
John Bachar
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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk
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Added at 06:10 on 22 October 2021
Wolfgang Güllich
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Added at 16:09 on 03 September 2022
Kurt Albert
Added at 17:02 on 26 February 2021
Kurt Albert
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8 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Ron Kauk Boulder (Worked) 1978

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

Second ascent.

Bachar drew the original and iconic lightning bolt on the problem while working it with Ron Kauk and John Yabolinski in 1978.



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.


Mina Leslie-Wujastyk Boulder (Worked) 2012


Wolfgang Güllich Boulder (Worked)


Kurt Albert Boulder (Worked)