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First V12 for Cather­ine Vail­lan­court Que­bec-based Cather­ine Vail­lan­court has sent A Tea With El­marie V12 in Rock­lands, South Africa, her first at the grade.

Evan Hau Com­plete’s Planet X Evan Hau made the first re­peat as­cent of an Alex Me­gos route at Planet X in Cougar Creek in Can­more called Iron But­ter­fly 5.14c/d and con­tin­ued work on a pos­si­ble new 5.15 at the crag.

Sarah Hart’s First 5.13c Squamish climber Sarah Hart sent her first 5.13c with a tick of Strange Days at Cheaka­mus Canyon, B.C.

An­nie Chouinard Spring Send Que­bec climber An­nie Chouinard made the first fe­male as­cent of Taxe Car­bonique 5.13+ at Or­ford.

New Horne Lake 5.14a Yan­nick Neufeld-Cum­ming made the first as­cent of Je­sus is a Di­nosaur, the new­est 5.14a at Horne Lake, B.C.

Ever­est/Lhotse in a day Jay Pa­try from On­tario might have be­come the first Cana­dian to link Ever­est and Lhotse within 24 hours of reach­ing the sum­mit of Ever­est.

New Mur­rin 5.13 Tom Wright made the first as­cent of Choco­late Kisses 5.13a/b on the Pet­ri­fy­ing Wall at Mur­rin Park.

Sam Tucker 5.14c Al­berta climber Sam Tucker joined the 5.14c club with his rare as­cent of First Flight at Acephale. The route was first climbed by Josh Muller.

Kaddi Lehmann Climbs V15 Kaddi Lehmann climbed Kryp­tos V15 at Basler Jura in Switzer­land and be­came the sec­ond fe­male af­ter Ashima Shi­raishi to climb the grade.

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