/ 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
JKW 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!
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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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