Interview: Daniel Woods on His Hardest Boulder Problem YetTemperatures may be dropping and the snow may be accumulating in the Rocky Mountains, but that hasn’t stopped Daniel Woods, who last weekend made the first sit-start ascent of The Ice Knife (V15) in Guanella Pass, Colorado. Rock and Ice got the chance to catch up with Woods via e-mail about his hardest boulder problem yet.
R&I: You say on your Instagram that you “battled” for 13 days with this problem. What was the toughest part?
R&I: Looks pretty cold out there! How are you keeping warm and motivated when the temps drop?
In CO, I had a huge support crew including my wife and all of my friends. Though all of them were not with me every single day, they all had my back with helping me get this rig done. Huge thanks to Courtney Sanders, Sean Morgan, Beau Kahler, Cameron Maier, Jimmy Webb, Dave Graham, Matty Hong, Chad Greedy, Paul Robinson, Isabelle Faus,Luke Parady, Ander Rockstad, and Nick Milburn for supporting me through this journey! Thanks to The North Face, Sanuk, La Sportiva, Petzl, Organic Bouldering Mats, and Goal Zero.
Check out the video of Woods and Robinson sending The Ice Knife.
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