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Pamela Pack, the first woman to climb and flash Lucille (2008). Photograph by James Beissel.
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By EMT
Apr 19, 2009
This photo should be in the mags.
Great shot!

Awesome job by the climber.
By kevin murphy
From: Lafayette, Colorado
Apr 19, 2009
Uuhhh, head rush. Now that is rock wrestling. Great shot. Quite a moment. And on the onsight.
By Dave Cummings
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jun 6, 2009
Great Shot!!!
By Monty
From: Golden, CO
Aug 19, 2009
Dang-o-dang-o-dang...that's some craziness...mad props for the send, really makes me not want to climb that beast.
By Bryan Ferguson
From: Castle Rock
Nov 25, 2009
This is among the most interesting climbing photos I have seen. Just great and super impressive!
By TylerW
From: Flagstaff, AZ
Apr 21, 2010
Is she using forehead friction to stay in there? Awesome shot.
By Woodchuck ATC
May 22, 2010
Was this also the first ascent method or does 'size matter' as for fitting in this wide crack?
By Brian Scoggins
From: Eugene, OR
May 24, 2010
My understanding is that while some people have the build to just counter-pressure between their shoulders in the chimney and their feet on the foot-rail, some (Shanti included) are too short for that to be effective.
By Blitzo
Jul 27, 2010
You go, girl!
By Ross
From: Pinewood Springs
Aug 16, 2010
Exxcelllent, never seen an inverted body jam executed with such grace.
By Michael Bartosek
From: Los Angeles
Feb 16, 2011
I'm not sure I'm willing to commit to a move like that...damn...damn....
By Catherine Conner
From: Phoenix, AZ
Feb 21, 2011
I'm INSPIRED!!!
By Hank Caylor
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From: Golden, CO
Feb 25, 2011
Yeah , look at her left hand hanging on gear;)
By Bucket Head
Oct 12, 2011
Naw, shes's just walking the cam up, walking the walk. Although I'd love to see the movie, especially the part about how she reverts to vertical from this position.
By Princess Mia
From: Vail
Apr 18, 2012
Pamela is one of the best offwidth climbers out there and a master at inverts. She is a true inspiration to us chicks who love it wide. Lucille is such a badass climb and one I can only dream about climbing.
By DaveC
From: Louisville, CO
Apr 6, 2013
Great shot!!!!
By Russ Keane
Oct 7, 2014
Unsafe without a helmet, no? That skull is pretty exposed.
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Pamela Pack, the first woman to climb and flash Lucille (2008). Photograph by James Beissel.

Submitted By: rob.calm on Mar 26, 2009
On this route:
Lucille (5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b )
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