Another New V15 From Daniel Woods

Jon Glassberg, writing on his blog in 2011 about a trip he took to an area in Colorado’s South Platte called Thunder Ridge:

Sunday we headed back to clean up and try a project to the left of an established line called Log Jammin.  The line climbs out a massive 45 degree overhang on perfect 1″ edges to a 20ft topout over a perfectly flat landing.  Dream boulder right?  Well it is, but its at least v14.  I worked on the problem for a few hours with Rob D’Anastasio and we were able to put together 2 of the 8 or so moves.  The first move is the crux and revolves around a giant move to a good incut followed by a few setup moves and a huge deadpoint/dyno to a jug slot.  I think this is a 5 star line and DEFINITELY needs to see a send sometime…

Fresh off the FA of The Ice Knife SDS (V15), Daniel Woods made the trek down to the South Platte this past weekend to work this line with Jimmy Webb.  In the end it was Woods who would walk away with the FA, naming the problem Defying Gravity and suggesting a grade of V15 for the new line.  Here are a few photos from Instagram, including one from Woods himself that includes the requisite number of #hashtags and @mentions of sponsors…

Update:  Nice background on the project and more details on how much work was put into this line by Woods and Webb before Woods sent

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