Stew Watson Climbs The Ace - Font 8Bby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jan/2012
This news story has been read 5,723 times
The Ace, first climbed by Jerry Moffatt, is the low start to the campus-style problem The Joker at the classic Peak gritstone venue of The Plantation Boulders, Stanage Edge.
Stewart, who is usually based in Austria, commented:
"I'm back over in the UK visiting family for Christmas and New Year and I hoped to climb on the Grit but the weather has been atrocious! I had one lucky day last week where I managed to climb the Ace at Stanage but since then have been visiting climbing walls! "
Nice one Stew!
Stewart Watson is sponsored by La Sportiva and Chillaz
You can follow Stew on his blog: stewartwatsonclimbing.blogspot.com
As reported yesterday, James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill onsighted John Dunne's The Great Escape E8 (6b, 6c, 6b) at Cioch... Read more
Last year's Bronze medalist at the Junior Lead World championships, Julia Chanourdie, has repeated Alberto Gnerro's L'avaro, 8c+,... Read more
19 year-old Hamish Potokar made an ascent of The Ace 8B at Stanage Plantation last week, rounding off an impressive year... Read more
The headline might look vaguely familiar, as 17 year-old Billy Ridal has climbed Careless Torque 8A/V11 at Stanage in four... Read more
17 year-old Alex Waterhouse from Plymouth has made possibly the youngest-ever ascent of the seven metre highball Careless... Read more