SKAGIT ALPINISM

Kale Borroka

February 16th, 2021

After a couple weeks of ice climbing around Chamonix, Alisa and I returned to Siurana again one month ago. This time I came with plans of trying a specific route, and today those plans were realized when I did my first ever 5.14, a redpoint of “Kale Borroka” (8b+ / 5.14a). When I first starting climbing, 5.14 was the highest number in the YDS rating system, and it’s not a grade I ever imagined climbing […]