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Poison the Well is New V16 in Switzerland

Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of Poison the Well V16 in Brione, Switzerland. The 21-year-old previously climbed seven V15s, according to 8a.nu.

It took Cameroni eight days to send the long-running project. “It’s been a know project for more than ten years now, it’s the logical direct version to the classic Pamplemousse V12,” wrote Cameroni on 8a.nu.

“It took me eight days during a month and a half. The key was resting the specific muscles and waiting for the good conditions. Since you have to be super accurate, you also need a bit of luck to stick the crux hold perfectly. But the stronger you are and the easier it is to be precise, so after 8 days everything felt a little better.”

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