Vikki Wel­don Sends 5.14a, Again

Vikkie Wel­don sent

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Los Hu­mildes pa Casa 5.14a in Oliana, which is one of the more fa­mous easy 5.14as in Spain. Squamish-based Wel­don sent the route on Easter Sun­day. “Wow. What an in­cred­i­ble line. Def initely the king line in Oliana. Never have I seen (or climbed) such an im­pres­sive fea­ture. So much tufa ! Ex­actly what I came to Spain to climb. It is a pure en­durance line. Sent on my sev­enth at­tempt. Def initely the quick­est I’ve done a route of this grade. In my mind, ver y soft for 8b+ ( 5.14a). Let’s just say Derek Gal­loway would cal l it 5.13d.”

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