/ NEWS: NEWSFLASH: Cobra Crack repeat for Pete Whittaker
'The Wideboyz', Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have turned their attention to the opposite end of the crack spectrum, and are out in Squamish, Canada attempting one of the hardest finger cracks in the world, Cobra Crack, 5.14-...
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(As on the other thread)
Tom has just done it too!
Well done Tom! Both Wideboyz success! :-)
"Most of the gear is in comfortable positions to place, with just one piece placed on the headwall. Being British we ditched the usual tactic of placing friends on the headwall, got the wires out and have gone for one bomber nut, which takes about 5 seconds to place. This is useful, because we're weak and we can't be hanging around up there! We've gone 'fast and light' Ueli style (again) only using 3 pieces for the top 25m of climbing."
On day a contemporary hard climber will say they're feeling strong. Not a understatement Jerry was ever guilty of!
minor detail, the crag is called cirque of the uncrackables. is a most impressive sight, great effort!
Yes. The unclimbables of course is way up in the Northwest Territories, where the Lotus Flower Tower is.
Absolutely. That lad knew his own strength (and made sure the rest of us knew it too!) A positive feedback loop to nurture his motivation.
From Jerry on The Phoenix to these guys on Cobra Crack... amazing to see where climbing is going.
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