Chris Webb Parsons in the Hollow Mountain Cave, Grampians (Australia)UKC News© Chris Webb Parsons (www.webbyclimb.blogspot.com/)
Australian climber Chris Webb Parsons
has had quite a month at the bouldering mecca of Hueco Tanks, Texas.
Chris describes himself on his website as "born in England in 1985... ...My home is now in the Blue Mountains where I have access to some of the best climbing in Australia."
He has climbed F8c+ routes and also grabbed the second ascent of the famed boulder problem The Wheel of life (V16) - pictured on the right.
His tick list (taken from his blog), climbed in less than four weeks at Hueco is:
- Esperanza V14
- Slashface V13
- Diabolique V13
- Loaded Direct V12
- Barefoot on Sacred Ground V12
- Bleeding Brothers V12
- Platonique V12
- Diaphonous Sea V12 (flash)
- Shaken Not Stirred V12
- Skid Mark V11
- Power Of Landjager V11
- Full Service V10 (flash)
- Loaded With Power V10
- Free Willy V10 (flash)
- Power Of Silence V10
- Glass Ass Crack V9
- Notorious DIG V9
- Black Mamba V9
- Big Nose Millie V9
- And many more classic boulders...
Unfortunately Chris has now injured his shoulder, putting him out of action for the moment. UKC wish him a speedy recovery.
You can keep up to date with Chris on his website: chriswebbparsons.com
Chris is sponsored by: AIRA (Australian Industrial Rope Access), Moon Climbing, 5.10 and Black Diamond
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