/ NEWS: Jacob Cook Climbs New Gritstone E9 at Ilkley
"I first tried it 4 months ago, a few days after doing the New Statesman. Basically I got on it because I'm not strong enough to do the crux of Gerty Berwick and wanted to find another way up the wall!"
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68778
might be worth addressing the typo, Jacob not Jason?
"it's called the Lizard King. Partly as a Jim Morrison tribute and partly to draw attention to the fact that many of the current world leaders are actually Lizards. "
Did somebody miss the winky sign off the end here?
Needs a direct start.
well done Jacob, glad to see you got it done.
Isn't it a direct start to A Climb?
I'm guessing it was him that I saw working this last Saturday. Good effort chap.
Top effort Jacob. You've also got the first diagonal Connect 4! on the face.
Russell (of Shipley Glen Tour Guides Inc.)
current world leaders are actually Lizards?
mmmmmm, thinking it would have looked better if he wore a purple shellsuit.
Nice one Jake!!
Nice one Jacob!
> Needs a direct start.
30 ft jump anyone?
Looks a great pitch as indeed the others do. What is the line of ripples below and left of the finish - they appear to have chalk on them... or am I imagining it?
That's Cow Udder - an E1, it just follows a line of chipped holds. No gear until you're very high up and covered in pigeon shit as you approach the ledge!
Isnt that what the cool kids call a Dyno?
Oh, that's surprising - it looks even harder than the new route!
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