Keenan Takahashi: Road to Tokyo Bouldering Edit

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According this video’s Youtube description, Keenan Takahashi’s first trip to Japan wasn’t supposed to be a climbing trip. How that evolved into Takahashi sending four double-digit problems, including two V14 FAs, during his travels is not explained, but at least we get to enjoy the footage. The problems are (in order):

  • Butterfly Effect (V13/8B)
  • Asagimadara (V15/8C)
  • Fūjin (V14/8B+)
  • FA Hōtō (V14/8B+) FA


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