Graham repeats The wheel of life

Dave Graham on The wheel of life, Grampians, Australia © Dave Graham coll.
Dave Graham on The wheel of life, Grampians, Australia
© Dave Graham coll.

Dave Graham has made what I believe is the 6th ascent of Dai Koyamada's mega link-up roof climb The wheel of life in the Hollow Mountain Cave, Grampians, Australia.

At 60+ moves, the climb isn't comparable to many other and is therefor very difficult to grade. It has been called everything from 8B+ to 8C+, via 9a and 9a+...

Previous ascents has been made by Koyamada, Chris Webb-Parsons, Ethan Pringle, James Kassay and Ben Cossey.

Dave comments on fb: Sent the Wheel of Life yesterday, feeling all liberated, looking forward, one more life goal is completed...

Soon, very soon even, Dave Graham and Co's Island website will be live. This time it's for real too.

Here's Chris making the 2nd ascent. (Yes, I know the soundtrack is incredible, but I don't know where to get it.)

Dave Graham is sponsored by: Petzl, Five Ten and Beal


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10 Jun, 2012
Dave Graham just keeps bringing his A-Game to the crag, either repeating hard, or putting up awesome first ascents. The track in the background of the Webb-Parsons clip ishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmbRPbR1_T0 Keep up the awesome work Björn!
11 Jun, 2012
WHO WROTE "YES THE SOUND TRACK IS INCREDIBLE BUT I DONT KNOW WHERE TO GET IT ">? One of the biggest pile of cheesy crappy songs i have ever heard LOL - Yewww ! Thanks god it doesnt reflect how good the climbing is ! MUTE and watch Fine effort from dave!
11 Jun, 2012
And sure if u like cheese then you will disagree with me ;)
11 Jun, 2012
It's like being stuck in some sort of rave hell hole.