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.


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


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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