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Blind and Naked Video

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Erik Weihenmayer is blind. In this video he climbs one of America's most famous routes; The Naked Edge.

The Naked Edge in Eldorado canyon in Colorado is graded 5.11b and is seven pitches long. The route translates to around E4 and sports some tough climbing on cracks and a chimney, followed by an airy traverse to gain the final steep crack on the top pitch.

Erik says this is the hardest route he has ever climbed.



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10 Dec, 2009
that is an awesome effort and is really really inspriring!!! he must be a proper beast to hang on and feel for the holds!!! good effort man your a legend!
10 Dec, 2009
Maximum respect!
10 Dec, 2009
Amazing!
10 Dec, 2009
Awesome! Makes you realise how much most people take their sight for granted. James
10 Dec, 2009
Absolutely fantastic. Something that really merits the description of 'awesome'! :-)
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