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More Greenland Big Walls By Boat

© Bob Shepton
British climber and sailor Bob Shepton, who skippered the well documented Belgian/American trip to Greenland a couple of years ago is back in the area again.

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Agparssuit, with new routes Flight of the Dodo and Can't be Gull-able
© Bob Shepton

UKC received this update message sent from his Sat Phone:

'Captain Bob' reports three new routes completed in the Sortehul fjord, by Upernavik, West Greenland, in July, after crossing the Atlantic from Scotland.

On Red Wall: Flight of the Dodo 5.11d 350 metre / Can't be Gull-able 5.10d A1 (gear pulled on over a roof), 300 metres. Landed by dinghy from the boat.

On Impossible Wall: another route to match and to the right of the Belgian/American route of 2010 Improbability Drive E6, 5.12b/c 850 metres, climbed direct from the boat moored alongside on cams.

South African climbers Steve Bradshaw, Clinton Marteningo, Andrew Porter, David Glass from the British boat Dodo's Delight.

Cheers Bob.


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31 Jul, 2012
What a truly brilliant bit of rock.
1 Aug, 2012
Wow, look at that amazing rock. Awesome.
1 Aug, 2012
What a stunning cliff!
1 Aug, 2012
Haha - mooring a boat on cams. Adventure climbing at its best!
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