Ben Hanna Sends Bishop's Everything is Karate (5.14c/d)

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Ben Hanna was inspired to try Everything is Karate after seeing an Instagram photo of first ascensionist Ethan Pringle on the route. He said, "In the picture it looked like it was an alpine route, and it looked so good I was like, 'I'm gonna climb a mountain to go climb that route!' It turns out the hike is really nice..." Watch Hanna make the third ascent of one of California's hardest sport pitches in just three days of effort. Chris Sharma made the second ascent of the route (Watch: Chris Sharma Sends Everything is Karate), notably splitting his chin when he fell into a bolt hanger while working the line.

Read a profile of Hanna in the May 2018 issue of Climbing Magazine, available now. Subscribe here: printdigital.

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