The route is eight pitches long and the successful ascent took several attempts.
“Super Rat is a most intoxicating mix of tenuous ice climbing and strenuous cracks, requiring diamond-tipped crampons as well as fire in the forearms. The fact that it only comes into condition once every two decades is just the icing on the cake; it doesn't get any better than that.”
You can read Guy's full account with photos in this UKClimbing.com Article: Super Rat
This week's Friday Night Video follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald on Voyager Sit Start 8B+ at Burbage North. After sending... Read more
14 year old Emily Phillips from Cardiff placed 3rd in the IFSC European Youth Cup (Bouldering) in Soure, Portugal last... Read more
Christof Rauch has made the first ascent of Carinthian Dreams, ~8C, in Kärnten, southern Austria. This was his third of the... Read more
Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of a new route named The Greatest Show on Earth X/10 on Cul Mor,... Read more
Scottish climbers Pete Macpherson and Guy Robertson have climbed yet another first ascent of a hard, bold and technical... Read more