Packer is a paraplegic who suffered a spinal injury whilst serving his country on operations in Iraq in February 2008. He has since gone on to complete various adventure challenges in order to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.
His ascent of El Cap has been described as "the equivalent of 4,254 pull ups".
The BMC have reported that the recent Storm Ophelia has left the popular crag Craig Bwlch y Moch (Tremadog) in North Wales in a... Read more
Following on from Nick Dixon's recent ascent of Cassini (reported last month) Nesscliffe has very much been in vogue amongst... Read more
Montane and the BMC have announced a new strategic partnership, under which the British brand becomes the BMC's Recommended... Read more
A rockfall "the size of an apartment building" fell from El Capitan's East Buttress yesterday afternoon, killing a person and... Read more
Our Friday Night Video this week is a battle on one of El Capitan's most formidable free routes - Zodiac. Babsi Zangerl and... Read more
Last November, Jorg Verhoeven made the first repeat of Tommy Caldwell's Dihedral Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Caldwell first... Read more