Fri Night Vid: Tom Randall and Ed Hamer - Silent Scream E7

by Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC May/2010
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In this video from Wild Country, Tom Randall and Ed Hamer take on the E7 traverse route of Silent Scream, first climbed by Pete Whittaker back in March 2009.

The route traverses the Cioch Block at Burbage South and follows a line of tiny holds below the E4 Silent Spring before finishing up the existing E7 Masters of the Universe.

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker had an active spring on the grit (and sandstone) and in only a few weeks they clocked up quite a set of routes and in very good style. Although this list is now a few weeks old and they have no doubt cranked many more hard routes, it still makes for interesting reading.

Accompanying the list are some photos of the classic Master's Edge at Millstone (E7 6b) with all three climbers in action - Tom Randall, Ed Hamer and Pete Whittaker. You can see a full gallery of these shots on Climbers.net.

Pete Whittaker

  • Gigantic, E8 6c Ground up.
  • Apoplexy E7 6b, Millstone. 2nd ascent flash
  • Death watch, Ilkley E7 6b. Flash
  • Winter's grip, Millstone, E6 6b. Flash.
  • Clock people, Millstone E6 6c. Ground up.
  • Elm St, Millstone, E8 6c. 5th ascent.
  • Mother's pride, Millstone, E6 6b. Flash.
  • One chromosome's missing, Harstons. E7 6b. Flash

Tom Randall

  • Power of the darkside, Matlock bank, E8 6b. 2nd ascent.
  • Elm. St, Millstone, E8 6c. 4th ascent.
  • Winter's grip, Millstone, E6 6b. Flash
  • Mother's pride, E6 6b. Ground up.
  • Apoplexy, E7 6b. First ascent.
  • Creme de la creme, Yarncliffe. E6 6b. Ground up
  • 10 o'clock Saturday morning, Nesscliffe, E7 6b. Ground up
  • Bird brain, Nesscliffe, E7 6b. First ascent.
  • Gathering sun, Nesscliffe, E7/8 6c. Early repeat?
  • One chromosome's missing, Harstons. E7 6b. Flash.
  • Boysen carrington route, Harstons. E6 6b, flash.
+Pete Whittaker takes the lob off Master's Edge E7 6b, Millstone, Peak District, 226 kbPete Whittaker takes the lob off Master's Edge E7 6b, Millstone, Peak District
© Nick Smith / Climbers.net
+Tom Randall grabs the finishing jug of Master's Edge, E7 6b, Millstone, 192 kbTom Randall grabs the finishing jug of Master's Edge, E7 6b, Millstone
© Nick Smith / Climbers.net
+Ed Hamer high on the perfect arete of Master's Edge, E7 6b,  Millstone, 217 kbEd Hamer high on the perfect arete of Master's Edge, E7 6b, Millstone
© Nick Smith / Climbers.net
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