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Journey to V7: So sore, but climb on (3/18/18)

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Yesterday’s session was honestly unplanned. Originally I only intended on climbing today. Anyways, having gone pretty hard the day before, today’s session was tough. I started feeling the lactic acid buildup as early as the first twenty minutes of this workout. On the plus side, it was a perfect day with no failures!

I did three top-rope routes today, and they all were solid flashes. I’m growing increasingly confident with 5.11as now and just in beginning to reincorporate more top-roping / sport into my climbing schedule.

I’m excited for my third climbing retrospective because I know it’s going to be my best of the year. With a few solid sessions like my PR back on 3/10, I’m hoping to clear a 40-point average for sessions 21-30.

Here are the day’s stats:

Warmup 10 pull-ups
Grade Outcome Points
V0 (5.8 – 5.9) 0
V1 (5.9 – 5.10a) ✓✓ (✓) 4
V2 (5.10a – 5.10c) ✓✓ 4
V3 (5.10c -5.10d) ✓✓ (✓) 12
V4 (5.11a) ✓✓ (✓) 16
V5 (5.11b) ✓✓ 10
V6 (5.11c) 0
V7 (5.11d) 0
Cooldown 10 pull-ups
Recap 13 sends, 0 failures

2018 YTD

  • 356 sends (+13)
  • 118 failures (+0)
  • 640 pull-ups (+20)
  • 205 pushups
  • 157 biceps
  • 22 triceps 
  • 110 forearms 
  • 48 shoulders 
  • 180 squats
  • 10 peg / campus / hang board
  • 655 ab reps

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