Chris Webb Parsons on form in Hueco

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Australian climber Chris Webb Parsons has had quite a month at the bouldering mecca of Hueco Tanks, Texas.

Chris describes himself on his website as "born in England in 1985... ...My home is now in the Blue Mountains where I have access to some of the best climbing in Australia."

He has climbed F8c+ routes and also grabbed the second ascent of the famed boulder problem The Wheel of life (V16) - pictured on the right.

His tick list (taken from his blog), climbed in less than four weeks at Hueco is:

  • Esperanza V14
  • Slashface V13
  • Diabolique V13
  • Loaded Direct V12
  • Barefoot on Sacred Ground V12
  • Bleeding Brothers V12
  • Platonique V12
  • Diaphonous Sea V12 (flash)
  • Shaken Not Stirred V12
  • Skid Mark V11
  • Power Of Landjager V11
  • Full Service V10 (flash)
  • Loaded With Power V10
  • Free Willy V10 (flash)
  • Power Of Silence V10
  • Glass Ass Crack V9
  • Notorious DIG V9
  • Black Mamba V9
  • Big Nose Millie V9
  • And many more classic boulders...

Unfortunately Chris has now injured his shoulder, putting him out of action for the moment. UKC wish him a speedy recovery.

You can keep up to date with Chris on his website:

Chris is sponsored by: AIRA (Australian Industrial Rope Access), Moon Climbing, 5.10 and Black Diamond

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18 Feb, 2009
Well done to him. James
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