Exactly, to the day actually, 4 years after the FA, Sean McColl has made the coveted 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Dreamcatcher
, 9a, at Squamish, BC. "Although many strong climbers over the past 4 years including Sonnie Trotter, Ethan Pringle and Paul Robinson have tried the route, none have been able to make the second ascent. Before today, the route was unrepeated. I am also the first Canadian to climb an established 5.14d. ".
Full story, describing the ascent in detail, on Sean's blog
Photo: Sean McColl on Dreamcatcher, by Simon Parton.
( Read more | 2 comments, 12 Oct 2009
This news story has been read 651 times