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Chris Snobeck Makes Third Ascent of Saphira M15

American climber Chris Snobeck sent Saphira M15- for the route’s third ascent after 35 minutes of climbing. The steep mixed route in Vail is considered one of the most difficult single-pitch mixed routes in America. Snobeck sent the route twice.

It was bolted by Stanislav Vrba and sent by Czech Lucie Hrozova last winter. A few months after Hrozova sent the line, Ryan Vachon made the second ascent. A few weeks after Hrozova made the first ascent, Tom Ballard sent Line Across the Sky in Italy at D15.