Pasquil climbs Evolution

Although, I suspect, pretty much unknown outside of Britain. Ryan Pasquil is definitely one of the most prominent climbers in the island kingdom right now. Gerty Berwick, E9 7a/b, the first flash ascents of Countdown to Disaster, E8 6b,  and The end of the affair, E8 6c, and Baa, baa, black sheep, 8c+, are just a small sample of classics he's done.
This Saturday, it was another classic's turn to fall as Ryan, in less than perfect conditions, crimped his way up Jerry Moffat's rarely repeated Evolution, 8c/+, at Raven Tor, for its 6th(?) ascent.
Source: UK Bouldering
Photo: Ryan Pasquil on Evolution, by Adam Lincoln.

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