Woodwell consists of compact limestone, but the seepage is bad, and so doing stuff there calls for good weather. (It's not as if foot-and-mouth has helped either.)
The problem itself, called Kaizen, is six moves long but John said that it's only a couple of minutes from his house. Convenient... more than the other project he's working on which is two hours' drive to the Peak.
If the name doesn't ring a bell, he did the third ascent of Hubble (F8c+) and has some useful beta at this page in case you thought you'd have a stab at it while you wait for folk to get off that E1 you fancied.
There has already been a lot of talk and speculation about the reasoning behind Nalle proposing 9A for Burden of... Read more
This week we have two videos featuring legends of the Valley (Yosemite that is). The first is an excerpt from the film 'Wild New... Read more
Dave Graham really seems to be on a roll. Two weeks ago he put up Topaz, ~8C, and now he has made the second ascent of... Read more