This week's Friday Night Video is another from 'angry pensioner' Rob Matheson. We follow him and Ian Cooksey up to Mosedale crags where they attempt the first ascent of a new route that follows a striking slim groove with very sustained and technical climbing.
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A pioneer of the Lakeland climbing scene, local legend Rob is still climbing hard in his 70s and has recently been making repeat ascents of iconic climbs he created 50 years ago; imposing and inspiring lines such as Paladin (E3 6a), Cruel Sister (E3 5c) and Holocaust (E4 6a), often on camera under his 'Angry Pensioner' alias and accompanied by his son Craig, who's alright at climbing too.
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