Ed Hamer - 24 grade 8's in France

by Steve McClure & Jack Geldard Sep/2012
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Young British climber Ed Hamer has just returned from an amazing trip to the South of France, climbing at the Gorges du Loup and Chateauvert in perfect clear conditions.

+Ed Hamer - Gorges du Loup, 131 kbEd Hamer - Gorges du Loup
© Hamer Collection

+Ed Hamer enjoying some deep water soloing on his recent trip to France, 158 kbEd Hamer enjoying some deep water soloing on his recent trip to France
© Hamer Collection
Ed commented: "The climbing suited my style perfectly with big moves on good holds with the odd good rest in-between. Many of the climbs had amazing tufa's that would lead you all the way to the top".

Ed has returned with a huge haul of quality routes including an incredible 24 grade 8's.

Just a few of his top routes include:

  • Hot Chili X 8c (1st RP)
  • Quenelles Trophy 8c
  • New Power Sacrifice 8c (1st RP)
  • Honk 8b+
  • Hot Chili Beans Volcano 8b+ ( 1st RP)
  • Satan X 8b (2nd RP)
  • Soul Sacrifice 8b (2nd RP)
  • New Power Generation 8b
  • Qoussai 8a+ (onsight)
  • Mesquinieres 8a+ (onsight)
  • Psychopat 8a+ (flash)

+Ed Hamer on his recent trip to France, 139 kbEd Hamer on his recent trip to France
© Hamer Collection


Ed Hamer is sponsored by Sherpa Adventure Gear, Wild Country, Red Chili, Beal, Hatsforthehill, Sherpa, Climb On, Moon, Peak Ales

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