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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: The First Ascent of the Troll Wall

UKC Articles - on 15 Feb 2011
John Amatt descending the Great Wall, engulfed by the storm during the retreat, 2 kbIn 1965, Tony Howard, John Amatt and Bill Tweedale succeeded on the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face, the Troll Wall in Norway. Joe Brown later described this ascent as 'one of the greatest ever achievements by British rock climbers.'

In this exclusive excerpt from his new book Troll Wall The untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face Tony Howard recounts the team's first attempt to crack one of the key sections of the climb, the Great Wall.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3466

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