/ NEWS: Jenny Woodward Gets In The Groove
On Saturday 18th July Jenny Woodward successfully red-pointed the classic Malham F8a+ sport climb, The Groove and in doing so has completed a trio of ascents known locally as the "Yorkshire Triple Crown." Jenny is the first female climber to have successfully red-pointed all three routes.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=48428
Must be time for a thread asking "How many women have climbed 8a+ in the UK?". If my mental arithmetic is correct it's stll a surprisingly small number and another statistical oddity is that all the ones who have have done several.
Jenny: Well done on completing the Big Three. Fantastic effort.
Tyler: Sorry I've been out of touch - just about to make my [la(te)st] comeback, so will be in touch shortly. Now Yorkshire (Almscliff) based.
and how many have climbed 3, and had a baby in between?!! Effort.
Well done Jenny
Awesome effort on the Triple Crown! We were lucky enough to see Jenny's redpoint of The Groove on Saturday and it was brilliant, really inspiring stuff.
Sport climbing news is so dull
> Sport climbing news is so dull
Then don't read it. Nice one Jenny. What next?
Nice one Jenny. About time! I mean is having a baby an excuse? ; )
Let me guess, Predator next?
What some young turk needs to do now is do all three in a day....on sight.
All three in a day, onsight/flash or RP is still up for grabs for someone.....
> All three in a day, onsight/flash or RP is still up for grabs for someone.....
And running between them.
> Then don't read it.
I didnt. When i saw the title i thought it was referring to The Groove at Cratcliffe. Now that would be interesting.
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