Climbing 5.14 at Age 58


Novato en Botanics - Rodellar 2010 from Christian Checa on Vimeo.

Francisco "Novato" Marin climbs 5.14a at age 58: the 115-foot Botanics in Rodellar, Spain. He climbed his first 5.13b at age 52 and his first 5.13d at 54. His next project is Geminis, a 5.14 also in Rodellar. An interview with Novato and his son, Edu, can be found (in Spanish) at