Black Lung – Alex Puccio keeps on rolling

Alex Puccio seems to be in the best shape of her life. This year her ticklist gets more impressive by the minute. Just a month ago she sent her second V14 | 8B+. Yesterday, in Joe’s Valley, Utah, she repeated Ben Moon’s Black Lung, her fifth V13 | 8B.

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Puccio about to top out. Pic from Ben Spannuth’s Instagram.

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In the crux. Pic from Puccio’s Facebook page.

Black Lung is one of the best known problems in Joe’s Valley and a coveted ascent for those whose fingers can resist the 3 crux moves.

Here’s Ben Moon doing the first ascent back in 2000:

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