Kevin Jorgeson making the first ascent of Ambrosia in January 2009. Photo courtesy of Josh Lowell / Big Up Productions.
News link: Isaac Caldiero has done the third ascent of the 45-foot highball/solo Ambrosia (V11) on the Grandpa Peabody boulder at California’s Buttermilks. Caldiero, 28, added a short direct start to the problem, which was first climbed by Kevin Jorgeson in early 2009 and repeated by Alex Honnold earlier this year. Caldiero bouldered the problem after inspecting it on top-rope.
Read the full story and see photos of Caldiero on the problem at the Bishop Bouldering Blog.
Date of Ascent: April 27, 2010