Journey to V7: Why can’t I get this V5? (3/20/18)

This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we get a commission if you make a purchase through our links. These cost nothing to you and help support our site.

Spread the love

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest

Nothing crazy happened today. Struggled quite a bit on a V5. It’s been a bit of a rough stretch since that day I tried testing my upper limits on a V7 and V8.

Here are the day’s stats:

Warmup 15 pull-ups
Grade Outcome Points
V0 ✓✓ 1
V1 ✓✓ 2
V2 ✓✓ 4
V3 ✓✓✓ 9
V4 ✓× 5
V5 ××✓×××× 11
V6 0
V7 0
V8 0
Cooldown 15 pull-ups
85 abs
50 squats
Recap 11 sends, 7 failures

2018 YTD

  • 367 sends (+11)
  • 125 failures (+7)
  • 670 pull-ups (+30)
  • 205 pushups
  • 157 biceps
  • 22 triceps 
  • 110 forearms 
  • 48 shoulders 
  • 230 squats (+50)
  • 10 peg / campus / hang board
  • 740 ab reps (+85)

Readers of this post also read...

Yoga for Climbers

Yoga for Climbers

If you’ve been around many climbers, then you have almost certainly heard at least one of them mention something about yoga. Yoga has not only grown in popularity in recent years with the general public,...

Read More
How to Belay with a GriGri?

How to Belay with a GriGri?

There are so many different types of belay devices available to climbers now that it can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. Each device has its own pros and cons that you, as a climber, should...

Read More