/ NEWS: VIDEO: Wolverine - The World's Hardest Ice Route?
Tim, along with Klemen Premrl, completed the super impressive route Spray On ... Top! last winter... but they also added WOLVERINE...
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Worth watching right to the end of the credits, I think the camera man may have shat his pants
Are they having a laugh with the grade? At the moment, as mentioned, ice grades go up to W7, and this for routes that are extremely serious, tenuous and hard/impossible to protect.
Does Emmett really think that a sport route that took each of them a couple of tries to top out is *4 grades* harder than say, Sea of Vapours in a bad year?
I'd like to hear what Raphael thinks about the grade - he looked (typically) bemused by Emmett's gusto.
ding, ding... we have a winner...
Oh, and waterfall grades are for when the line is in good/normal conditions.
Yep properly mental , as ever Mr Emmett and Co make it look like crazy fun ! Respect due I think . Mega .
WG is very contactable and open to discussing whats happening there.
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