FRI NIGHT VID: Boom Bip Repeat and Moreby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Sep/2011
This news story has been read 7,561 times
Both Tom and Andi are fairly tall fellas and also not too bad at jumping. We think Boom Bip might be pretty hard.
Check it out in this excellent video:
And for a bit more jumping around, we have a potentially new problem up in 'The County'. Northumberland sandstone is home to a few crazy leaps, such as Lupino Lane (UKC Report) and now it has another.
'Larn Streng' might even be graded a tongue in cheek 'controversial Font 8C' and why not! :-)
It goes between Magic Leap and Thundering Apoplexy at Back Bowden - and is a harder version of the latter, but apparently a much better line.
Boza told us:
"It involves a third or even fourth generation dyno technique utilising not one but two kicks on the wall to then reach the break above."
Hmm, looks like a running jump to us!
Problem name: Larn Streng
Ascensionist: Jake Handyside (Boza Junior)
Check out the photo sequence (click on them to make them bigger):
Over the hill? The wrong side of 40? Too many birthdays? Age is often used as an excuse to slow down and pursue less adventurous... Read more
British climbers Matt Burdekin and Tom Ripley have made the first ascent of a new line on the East Face of Aguja Bifida Sur... Read more
Tim Emmett and Slovenian climber Klemen Premrl have established a remarkable new line at Helmcken Falls in Canada, which the pair... Read more
As reported earlier this week, Ned Feehally made the third repeat of Voyager Sit Start 8B+ at Burbage North (UKC News... Read more
Tonight's quirky Friday Night Video made by Xian Goh for BMC TV's Women in Mountain Adventure Film features some strong... Read more