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Gripped Week in Review: Trotter, Babsi, Latok, 5.15

This is weekly summary of top climbing stories from July 20 to July 27.

Sonnie Trotter

Sonnie Trotter sent First Flight 5.14c in Rockies on a busy schedule.

Babsi Zangerl

Babsi Zangerl made the first female ascent of The Path 5.14R in the Rockies.

Alex Fricker

Canmore’s Alex Fricker sent his three-year project with Leviathan 5.14a.

War Hammer

Sasha DiGiulian and Mike Doyle make second ascent of War Hammer, 15-pitch 5.14a, in Rockies.

K2 Skied

Polish skier makes first ski descent of K2 during great weather window.

Canada 5.15b

Adam Ondra made the first ascent of Disbelief, Canada’s second 5.15b.

Canada 5.15a

Adam Ondra made the first ascent of Sacrifice 5.15a in Echo Canyon above Canmore.

Honour and Glory

Miles Adamson made the third ascent of Honour and Glory 5.14d in Echo Canyon.

New Brunswick

Peter Adamson made the first ascent of a new 5.13+ in New Brunswick.

Latok I

A climber died high on the North Ridge of Latok I and a rescue operation is underway for his partner.