/ NEWS: 150 Extreme Grit Solos in a Day for Pete Whittaker

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UKC News - on 28 Jul 2014
Pete Whittaker at Millstone, 3 kbGrit guru Pete Whittaker recently soloed 150 routes graded E1 or harder in a single, hot day in the Peak District.

Inspired by Ron Fawcett's original 100 Peak extremes in a day, Pete decided to see if he could take it a step further...



Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=69074
Owen W-G - on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Awesome achievement but...you only list 149 routes!

249 e-points in a day (surely 250 if you can find his 150th tick) is that also a record?

Nick Russell on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Amazing!

I think I've seen through it though... was it all an elaborate ukc troll to include TPS on a list of '150 extremes'? If so, he's certainly raised the bar pretty high!
JimboWizbo - on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to Nick Russell:

I thought FBD would get the first comment!

Outstanding achievemnet
ianstevens - on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to Nick Russell:

And Flying Buttress Direct/Namenlos (*stirs pot) - cracking achievement, regardless of your opinion on the grades.
In reply to Owen W-G:

Well spotted! I am investigating the missing route now - thanks.
nigel pearson - on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC

Very very impressive.
Dave 88 - on 28 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

I'd hate to climb anything on grit in this heat, blinding effort.
Jonny2vests - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Shit the bed.
Hirosim - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to Owen W-G:

> Awesome achievement but...you only list 149 routes!

> 249 e-points in a day (surely 250 if you can find his 150th tick) is that also a record?

Have you got a lot of time on your hands.......
In reply to UKC News:

Brilliant effort and a mighty impressive list,



Chris
John Stainforth - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Mindboggling!
Duncan Campbell - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Found the missing route, Captain Sensible, E1 5b at Burbage South.

Dunc
J&PW on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to Duncan Campbell - UKC: thanks goodness for that, thought he was going to have to do the whole lot again and drink some more champagne:-)


JLS on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

>"Starting at Curbar at 4am"

What was wrong with Baslow at 3am?
Another slacker.
Mike Hutton - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

See link for a photo of Right Elliminate.

I witnessed and photographed the whole event and I can tell you it was an incredible effort

http://www.mikehuttonphotography.com/section365194_290274.html
justin c - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:
Pete is having us off here - He is really a robot cyborg machine kinda thing he ain't no human!!! ;)

Shizzzer what an effort :)

Think I would get tired reading about 150 extremes !
Props!
Post edited at 16:56
Coel Hellier - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

"I think the most enjoyable route of the whole day was Regent Street, I felt nicely warmed up ..."

So it takes Pete sixty one routes to warm up?? :-)
howifeel - on 29 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News: Great style and then there's the soloing bit.
Jimb
Simon - on 30 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:


I hope Ron bought him a pint in the Scotsman's after all that!
snook - on 30 Jul 2014
In reply to UKC News:

but what can he do on grit....oh about 150 routes in a day.
I'll get my coat.
Sol Armer - on 12 Aug 2014
In reply to UKC News:

But what can he do on the Slate?

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