Born: September 1991, Davis, CA
Profession: Professional Rock Climber/ Boulderer
Sponsors: La Sportiva; Friction Labs
About: Keenan started climbing at the Rocknasium in Davis, CA in 2008. After his first trips to Bishop and Yosemite, he found a new creative passion for outdoor climbing. Keenan works seasonally for the National Park Service in Yosemite, finding and developing new boulders in the Valley and attempting sport climbs.
KEENAN TAKAHASHI VIDEOS
Keenan Takahashi gets down to business and takes down the classic Dave Graham route "Coup de Grace" 5.14d/9a in Ticino, Switzerland. The line has 35 crazy, very intense moves with a sketchy top out. Coup de Grace is known for it's difficulty and beauty.
Keenan Takahashi gets high on some of the most beautiful boulders in Rocklands, South Africa. Keenan's Tick list: Séance (V11 FA) Deepwater Solo (V9ish) Sky (V13/14) Doomsday(V9X FA)
Keenan's first trip to Japan wasn't supposed to be a climbing trip. Climbs order: Butterfly Effect (V13/8B) Asagimadara (V15/8C) Fūjin (V14/8B+) FA Hōtō (V14/8B+) FA
Keenan Takahashi puts down two life-list boulders in Red Rocks in 2018; "The Nest" in January, marking his first of the grade. A return trip in December yields Kintsugi V15
Keenan taking down one of Tahoe's best and hardest boulders, established by Jimmy Webb in 2017.
Keenan Takahashi takes down "Big Kat" V14/8B+, one of Switzerland's finest boulders
La Rambla 5.15a
Keenan Takahashi battling it with the "Story of Two Worlds", a Dave Graham test piece in Switzerland.
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