/ NEWS: F8a Deep Water Solo Repeat for Gav Symonds
Christine is a classic F8a, first climbed by Ken Palmer back in 2002 and first soloed in 2003.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=56510
Do people ever hurt themselves DWSoloing?
Nice one Gav - nice photo Lisa.
Quote from the article: "If you jump from 20 feet (6 meters) above the water, you'll hit the water at 25 mph (40 kph)"
Kinda makes you think twice about highball DWS. Or at least make sure you know what you're doing.
Aaaaahh, so therefore cliff diving could be associated to base jumping, except of course you need a parachute and don't require water. . . .
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