Better late than never – here is a short video of our 11:30 hr speed ascent of the Leaning Tower, tied to Andy Kirkpatrick. This was our last ‘Big Wall’ at the end of the month in Yosemite, and I think its fair to say that it was totally beyond our expectations. When we sat […]Read More Captain Kirkpatrick and the one-day Enterprise – VIDEO
“Sweet Triple D send Bro!” – ‘Ghetto Blaster’ Joe, Yosemite local Below, we’ve put together a few of the little bits of video we managed to capture in Triple Direct. In all honesty we hoped to capture alot more, but with only 1 working camera between the two of us and with rather more things on […]Read More Triple D send bro!
September in Yosemite seems to be hot, and dry. REALLY hot and dry. Having booked into Camp 4 for just 3 nights, we had effectively forced ourselves to be on a ‘beginner wall’ such as Washington column, or at least doing something by the 4th night. A few words of advice from fellow British climbers, […]Read More Heat, Hydration and Offset nuts on Triple Direct, El Capitan.
This as an introduction, to our upcoming Yosemite Big-Walling trip. We’ll be heading to the Valley in late August (hopefully after the blazing summer sun has abated, abit), and have just begun the long road of learning, practicing, training and then eventually going. This trip is another step deeper into the world of adventurous climbing, and […]Read More Yosemite Big Wall – The Beginning