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The climbing world is buzzing as 13-year-old Ashima Shiraishi has begun to conquer some of the world’s hardest climbs. Here is her profile from Reel Rock, when at age 9 she was beginning to make waves.
14 year old Ashima Shiraishi has climbed Open Your Mind Direct, a possible 37 (9a+ / 5.15a) in Santa Linya, Spain. Shiraishi.
Ashima Shiraishi traveled with her father to Colorado for two weeks in August of 2013 to test her strength and skills on the Rocky Mountain boulders.
The route, originally sent by Jonathan Siegrist, is a modern Red River Gorge testpiece that ascends the immaculate Gold Coast wall on tiny crimps up an overhanging face.
11 year old Ashima Shiraishi from New York city, who is in South Africa with Paul Robinson & Co. for the Chasing winter film project, has made made the 2nd female ascent of Fragile steps, 8B, in the Fortress sector, Rocklands.
Ashima Shiraishi made her way to Cape Town, South Africa, at the beginning of August and has climbed several of her hardest problems, including a potential V13 second ascent.