Katy Whittaker Climbs Walk On By at Curbar (7C+)

© Nick Brown, Outcrop Films
Following on from our recent report of Katy Whittaker climbing The Angel's Share, we also heard that she made an impressive repeat of the classic gritstone wall problem of Walk on By (Font 7C+) at Curbar in the Peak District.

Katy Whittaker on Walk on By at Curbar (Still shot from video)  © Nick Brown, Outcrop Films
Katy Whittaker on Walk on By at Curbar (Still shot from video)
© Nick Brown, Outcrop Films

We 'think' (always happy to be proved wrong) that Katy's ascent is the first female ascent of this technical and thin problem.

Nice one Katy! And well done on Angel's Share too!

It seems that The Angel's Share has proved a popular choice as we also heard that Ned Feehally also climbed it last Saturday.

Katy Whittaker is sponsored by Arc'teryx, Five Ten

NB: The photo above is a still shot from a video provided to UKC by Nick Brown of Outcrop Films.

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29 Feb, 2012
Great effort Katy but isn't that pic just a little bit tilted? Looks slightly less desperate on:
29 Feb, 2012
no, it still looks/is desperate how ever you look at it nice one katy.brilliant stuff
29 Feb, 2012
Maybe Pete is so strong that he deliberately pulled the crag over a bit to make it harder for his big sis?
29 Feb, 2012
No Hp it still looks Totally despite nice one Katy !
2 Mar, 2012
Fantastic, this is a hard hard problem. Great effort Katy
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