The moves, the length, the obviousness of the path—it was a king line, or rather, a queen line … I felt confident a send would come after fairly little effort … But La Reina Mora is a fearsome queen who demands respect. When in the beginning I … stood in awe of her beauty, now I looked up at her with resentment for the way she’d exposed my weaknesses and insecurities.

This week’s feature, brought to you by The RV Project, takes an intimate look at Ethan Pringle‘s arduous physical and emotional journey to send La Reina Mora (5.14d)—a fearsome queen line in Siurana, Spain; a mecca for hard sport climbing.


Related: 5×5 Revelations with Ethan Pringle