Ryan Pasquill


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Ryan Pasquill is perhaps one of the best all-round climbers in the UK, and is known for his understated style, completing many climbs on-site or ground up. His impressive tick list includes Sleepy Hollow (E10, 7a), Gerty Berwick (E9, 7a), flash ascents of Gaia (E8, 6c), End of the Affair (E8, 6c) and Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (E8, 6c) and redpoints of Jungle Speed (9a), Evolution (8c+) and Baa Baa Black Sheep (8c+).


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Fri Night Vid Josh Ibbertson climbs Northern Lights (9a)

This week's Friday Night Video features some of the UK's top sport climbers (and one from Spain) going up against Steve McClure's Northern Lights (9a) at Kilnsey.

News Bain de Sang 9a by Ryan Pasquill

Ryan Pasquill has ticked the classic 9a Bain de Sang at Saint Loup, Switzerland. The 25m vertical to off-vertical line was first climbed in 1993 by local strongman Fred Nicole as one of the world's first of the grade.

News Rainshadow (9a) for Ryan Pasquill

Ryan Pasquill has climbed Rainshadow (9a) at Malham Cove, ending a protracted battle. He has been trying the route for several years now and came very close in 2015 after climbing through the crux and onto the headwall. Unfortunately for Ryan, he broke his...

News The Big Issue (E9 6c) for McHaffie and Pasquill

James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill have made quick ascents of The Big Issue (E9 6c) at Bosherston Head, Pembroke. They...

Newsflash McHaffie and Pasquill onsight The Great Escape E8

James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill have onsighted John Dunne's The Great Escape (E8 6b, 6c, 6b) at Cioch...

Newsflash Divided Years (E8 / 9) Ground Up - McHaffie & Pasquill

DMM have just tweeted that both James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill have yesterday managed ground-up...

News Diamond 8c+ Repeat for Pasquill & New Yorkshire 8c / 8b+ for Buys

British sport climbing is going from strength to strength at the moment, with Ryan Pasquill...

News Ryan Pasquill Makes 2nd Ascent of Sleepy Hollow, E10

Video Ryan Pasquill Onsighting Power of the Darkside E7 / 8?

Interview Ryan Pasquill and Dan Varian Go Ground Up

News Ryan Pasquill Flashes Knockin' on Heaven's Door

News Ryan Pasquill F8c / + & "That's My Lot"

News Ryan Pasquill - Hard Slate Slabs

Newsflash Ryan Pasquill climbs wall left of New Statesman

News Big Saturday for Stanage - Ned Feehally & Ryan Pasquill

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Scarpa Generator and Generator Mid - The Ultimate Trad Shoe?

These days rock shoes seem to be getting softer and softer, making the quest to find a supportive trad shoe increasingly tough. The Generator and its mid-cut companion buck that trend in a big way, says Rob Greenwood, combining all-day comfort ...

OTS 2023 - Climbing Gear

At OTS 2023 in Liverpool we got a chance to check out some of the new climbing gear due to hit the shelves next year: a range of bouldering pads from Black Diamond; interesting harnesses from the likes of Mammut, Ocun and Wild Country; and DMM's latest...

Scarpa Vapour S - Something Truly Special?

Rob Greenwood and Penny Orr are mighty impressed by Scarpa's latest slipper. Combining all-day comfort with a surprising degree of performance, the Vapour S redefines what a slipper can do, says Rob.

Scarpa Golden Gate Kima RT - brilliant, apart from the bad bits

A mountain running shoe with a carbon plate - an idea that's crossed over from road running -...

Vertex - DMM's lightest ever technical axe

Filling an intermediate niche between DMM's existing ice axes, the Vertex is technically capable on lower grade...

Scarpa Ribelle Run GTX - Can they convert a Gore-Tex sceptic?

Dan Bailey has never been a fan of waterproof-lined running shoes, but finds himself won over by...

UKC / UKH Gear of the Year 2022

Our hard working review team get through a mountain of kit every year. Amongst it all some items stand out from the crowd, and...

Latest News from Ryan's Sponsors

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Scarpa Mescalito Mids - Save 35%

Save 35% and pick up a pair of comfortable, lightweight, three-season hiking boots for just £149! Get ready for summer trekking, hiking and walking adventures.

SCARPA steps forward to sponsor mountain running events

SCARPA has signed up as title sponsor of the Great Lakeland 3Day for the next three editions of the event. In addition, the brand will become the exclusive footwear sponsor of the Montane Dragon's Back Race. Both are organised by...

Outside Deals - Save up to 30% on Scarpa Mojito & DMM Trance harness

The latest deals from Outside are on DMM Trance harness - Save 24% and Scarpa Mojito GTX - Save 30%.

Women's Trad Festival 2022

This August saw the Women's Trad Festival return to the Peak District for a joyous and action-packed weekend of climbing....

Forging Ahead: Celebrating 40 years of DMM

Innovative, made in Wales, premium quality, and a little off the wall are all words that get mentioned...

New Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

In our final roundup of new gear for Autumn/Winter 2021, we take a look at an eclectic mix of headtorches, footwear, packs,...

New Climbing Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

For the past couple of months, we've been finding out about all the shiny new gear that's hitting the shops...

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