John has climbed many routes above F8a, his best effort being Mecca (F8b+) at Raven Tor.
Many UK climbers have reached this triple 8 goal, but the ultimate grade 8 challenge has, as far as we know, not yet been completed:
E8, F8a, Font 8A, M8, Scottish VIII,8, UIAA 8, 8000m.There is a video of John on End of the Affair on vimeo: VIDEO
John would like to thank Wild Country , Evolv and Metolius for their support.
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