/ NEWS: First Base: Winter Climbing and Base Jumping
Well it might be a giant advert but I don’t mind, that video is stunning and the jumps are really impressive! Well done!
Does anyone know what the grade VI route is? Looks mint!
I agree, Advert but still great shots, I believe the climb was ‘Promised Land’ VI/6 on Beinn Dorain, Mike posted a pick on his facebook page the other day.
That ice looked seriously fragile!
Not as fragile as the jumper-chap's crampon attaching! :-o
Nice film, I still find base a bit alarming though. Wasn't it Emmett who retired from doing it after just seeing too many friends die? Tommy at Jöttnar said that sponsoring the canopy turned out to be one of their best marketing moves because the footage was so great and dramatic it got showed on news websites and maybe even on actual TV all around the world - Scotland looking at its best!
That must have been a worrying moment!
Where was the Cobbler on this film footage, did I miss it?
Earlier this year Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker (AKA the Wideboyz) travelled back to their favourite crack haunt of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, where they established another hard first ascent in the White Rim – Black Mamba 5.14b –...