Packer is a paraplegic who suffered a spinal injury whilst serving his country on operations in Iraq in February 2008. He has since gone on to complete various adventure challenges in order to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.
His ascent of El Cap has been described as "the equivalent of 4,254 pull ups".
This year's British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and a round of the Paraclimbing Cup took place at Awesome Walls,... Read more
15 year old Laura Rogora, from Rome, Italy, has repeated Red Bull, 8c, at Collepardo, needing only three tries, making it her... Read more
James McHaffie had a productive weekend in North Wales, establishing an Ogwen highball arête named Devil's... Read more
US climber Miranda Oakley has broken the women's speed solo record on The Nose (5.9, C2) of El Capitan - Southwest... Read more
Pete Whittaker recently returned from a three-week trip to Squamish, in British Columbia, Canada. Normally associated... Read more