NEWSFLASH: David Lama Frees The Compressor Routeby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jan/2012
This news story has been read 13,753 times
The ascent has not yet been confirmed by Lama himself, but things are moving so quickly on this hot topic, that we have posted this preliminary report. Current reports are indicating that the route is around 8a in difficulty and that Lama followed more or less the original line.
When full details of this ascent are available, a more in-depth report will be published on UKClimbing.com.
More current details:
17 year-old William Bosi from Edinburgh has become the youngest Brit to climb 9a with an astonishingly quick redpoint of... Read more
Dave MacLeod has repeated Chris Sharma's Practice of the wild, ~8C, at Magic Wood/Averstal. This was the 37 year old's first of... Read more
Patagonia kept its fickle temperament under control for the most part this season, allowing for some... Read more
It's all going down in Patagonia at the moment. Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have made the second ascent and first one-day... Read more
Below is a fantastic 10 minute video of David Lama and Conrad Anker attempting Lunag Ri (6907m) on the border of Nepal and... Read more