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Wide Boyz - All Tooled Up Fri Night Vid

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Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker (known collectively as The Wide Boyz) are no strangers to hard climbing. Between them, the pair have climbed some of the hardest crack climbs in the world and set impressive records for speed ascents and endurance challenges everywhere from the Peak District in the UK to Yosemite National Park in the US. But one area where they hold no records and have absolutely no experience is the realm of winter climbing. In 2018, the pair set out to put that straight and to finally learn the ropes of this dark axe-wielding art. Guided by the tutelage of Scottish winter climbing legend Kev Shields, the Wide Boyz set out on their first winter climb...after a couple of false starts of course.

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11 Jan, 2019


Sweet. Tom Randall, swing em like you mean it.



11 Jan, 2019

OMG - they're not really subtitling Kev are they? I'm only 1.41 in but seriously, they're not really subtitling the one dude with a Scottish accent?!? :-0

11 Jan, 2019

They always seem to subtitle Kev. Seems perfectly comprehensible to me, but then I grew up inertia.

11 Jan, 2019

So why is your favourite crag not on Arran?

11 Jan, 2019

Enjoyed that. 


That they were such punters (by their own admission) shows what a different sport it is - what a different world

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