Earlier in the week before the sickness set in, I went out to see the recently discovered boulder field near Mt. Doug in Welsford. We have quite the selection of prime sport/trad routes in New Brunswick, but not much for the likes of bouldering. We really have nothing to complain about though – we’re quite fortunate to have so many routes in our province and especially such a large percentage of them sitting only 45 minutes away from Fredericton. However, why not a little bouldering too?
The first v15 was established in 2000, followed of course by several v16s. Until Sunday, v17 has never been climbed which makes Nalle Hukkataival’s climb Burden of Dreams the first v17 in the world. Read more here at Rock and Ice Magazine.
“Alex Puccio is a few months out from an operation to fuse her spinal cord in her neck. She has been busy training and recovering and has been climbing outdoors…”