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Journey to V7: Back to regular climbing at FA Uptown (2/3/18)

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Felt pretty good today after my light session yesterday so decided to do a back-to-back day. I typically try to stay away from consecutive days of climbing to stop myself from pushing too hard or risking injury.

Today’s climb was pretty solid. Ended up with over 40 points on the day, which is great since my last 40+ point session was when I tested the V6 waters on 1/23/18.

Here’s the day’s stats:

Warmup 10 pull-ups
Grade Outcome Points
V0 0
V1 0
V2 2
V3 ✓✓✓ 9
V4 ×××✓✓✓ 15
V5 ✓✓✓ 15
V6 0
Cooldown 10 x 3 forearms
10 pull-ups
120 abs
Recap 10 sends, 3 failures

2018 YTD

  • 146 sends (+10)
  • 40 failures (+3)
  • 365 pull-ups (+20)
  • 115 pushups
  • 66 biceps
  • 12 triceps
  • 100 forearms (+30)
  • 30 shoulders
  • 60 squats
  • 1 peg / campus / hang board
  • 465 ab reps (+120)

In case you’re wondering what happened on the V4s today…there was one V4 that I kept wiping out on the first few times I tried it. Ultimately I got it on the fourth try, but it was a little tougher for me than normal. It’s always good to get humbled by a route a few times before you send it.

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