Video: Ashima Shiraishi Sends Open Your Mind Direct (5.14d/5.15a)


On a spring break trip to Catalunya's Santa Linya Cave in Spain, 13-year-old Ashima Shiraishi redpointed Open Your Mind Direct. While the route was originally 5.14d, it's been suggested that a broken hold may have pushed the grade up to a solid 5.15a. If confirmed, it would make Shiraishi the first female to climb the grade. Read our original story: Ashima Shiraishi Climbs Possible 5.15.