This week's Friday Night Video follows Captain Bob Shepton, who you may remember from various climbing films as he sails climbers to remote locations across the globe, on an emotional journey, giving up his adventurous life of sailing not because he is 85 but in order to look after his wife, Kate, as she battles Alzheimer's.
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Two brilliant episodes from Reel Rock
What a man! and he started the climbing on the Orme!
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That's what VPNs are for
Surprised the climbing community couldn't have kicked off a fund raiser to help him mind his wife and keep his boat?
And Portland, with an ice axe!
"In the early 1960s a young curate, the Reverend Bob Shepton, arrived in Weymouth"
An excerpt from Portland The Creation of a Climbing Paradise by Mick Ward
Visiting American climber Anna Hazlett has repeated Once Upon a Time in the South West E9 6c at Dyer's Lookout. The bold line was not only Anna's first of the grade, but one of her first trad routes full stop. On the same...