/ NEWS: Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl Finish Spray On

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UKC News - on 07 Feb 2012
Tim Emmett underneath Spray On - look at that ice!, 3 kbBritish extreme athlete Tim Emmett and Slovenian Ice specialist Klemen Premrl have completed the now well known ice route of 'Spray On' at Helmcken Falls, Canada.

After finding some of their previously placed bolts under the ice by using a metal detector, Emmett and Premrl have finally successfully climbed the route of 'Spray On' all the way to the very top of the cave...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=66530

Ramblin dave - on 07 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Is it REALLY in winter condition, though? ;-)


Brilliant effort! Also, I love the extent to which Tim writes like he sounds and vice versa.
In reply to Ramblin dave:
> Also, I love the extent to which Tim writes like he sounds and vice versa.

Is he sponsored by Mercedes or there some particular about that type of van that makes it a suitable comparison to a bloody great icicle? :-)

Brilliant stuff.
Henry Iddon - on 07 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Legend. To coin a phrase - RAR !
Skyfall - on 07 Feb 2012
In reply to TobyA:

That's exactly what I wondered too. Odd choice .....
Žiga Janež - on 08 Feb 2012
Klemen said: "We managed it to the top. Day before the ascent I was climbing for 6 hours, drilling and seeking for optimal line at last pitch. ... The last two pitches we climbed in the dark, with headlamps ... Wild! "

Congrats to both.
simoninger - on 08 Feb 2012
"Will Gadd has climbed a couple of new more moderate lines on the flanks of the cave, mainly on Spectres and natural protection."

Yeah, sounds really moderate!
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Frogger - on 08 Feb 2012
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There's only one word for it.... Insane!



Well done!! :D

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