Ben Moon climbs Rainshadow 9a Newsflash

© Rob Greenwood - UKC

Ben Moon has climbed his second 9a with an ascent of Rainshadow 9a at Malham Cove, 25 years after his first of the grade - Hubble. This is the fourth ascent of Rainshadow, first climbed by Steve Mcclure in 2003.

Ben Moon on Rainshadow (9a) at Malham Cove  © Rob Greenwood - UKC
Ben Moon on Rainshadow (9a) at Malham Cove
© Rob Greenwood - UKC

The route has since been climbed by Adam Ondra, Jordan Buys and now Ben Moon.

Ben Moon reporting his ascent on Twitter

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One of the most influential climbers of all time. Ben Moon has been an active climber since the early 1980s and played a key role in developing sport climbing and bouldering. His notable ascents include:


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8 Jun, 2015
Return of the master!
8 Jun, 2015
Totally inspired by this. Hats off to Ben, absolute legend. Congratulations. Jack
8 Jun, 2015
Wow !
8 Jun, 2015
Awesome news! Legend!
8 Jun, 2015
Absolutely amazing!
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