Ryan Pasquill


United Kingdom
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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

Latest Reviews for Ryan's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Scarpa Instinct S

Combining performance, sensitivity, and comfort, the Instinct S is surprisingly versatile. If you've had doubts about slippers in the past, then they might well turn your head, says Rob Greenwood.

Scarpa Rush Mid Kid GTX Boots

Combining the lightness and cushioning of a trail shoe with the support of a boot, the Rush Mid Kids GTX seems a bit of a winner for younger walkers, says Dan Bailey, and would be a particularly good choice for spring and summer.  

Scarpa Mago

The Scarpa Mago is an updated version of an old classic. The old Mago was known for its toe power and, whilst it was amazing on small footholds, it was a bit of a one-trick pony. The new Mago retains that power whilst having an updated construction and shape, new materials and...

DMM Spire and Spire Tech axes

Light yet solid; simple but effective - DMM's new Spire walking axe and Spire Tech mountaineering axe may not win awards for...

Scarpa Spin Infinity

The Spin Infinity is very much Scarpa's offering to the ultra running community, with a chunky stack height and a dual-density midsole...

Scarpa Ribelle Run

Incredibly well made, and capable of taking on a wide variety of terrain and a range of distances, these are superb all-round running shoes,...

Scarpa Gecko Approach Shoe

Those looking for top easy climbing and scrambling performance will find it in the new Scarpa Gecko, says Alan James. 

Latest News from Ryan's Sponsors

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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 when DMM comes up in conversation. For 40 years we've proudly manufactured lifesaving climbing and working at height equipment at our...

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, and sleeping mats:

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 this Autumn/Winter. We've taken a look at everything from the latest harnesses and helmets, to new rock shoes and cool cams. Take a peak:

New Climbing Gear Spring / Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight gear round-ups is climbing gear. We've chatted with brands about the...

New Footwear Spring / Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products...

Scarpa Manta Tech GTX

The Scarpa Manta has been an icon for over three decades. As a multi award winning model in various generations it has...

Scarpa Booster

The Booster is - in the words of Scarpa Designer Nathan Hoette - "all about the precision". It took 87 prototypes to get...

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