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'Captain Bob' reports three new routes completed in the Sortehul fjord, by Upernavik, West Greenland, in July, after crossing the Atlantic from Scotland.
On Red Wall: Flight of the Dodo 5.11d 350 metre / Can't be Gull-able 5.10d A1 (gear pulled on over a roof), 300 metres. Landed by dinghy from the boat.
On Impossible Wall: another route to match and to the right of the Belgian/American route of 2010 Improbability Drive E6, 5.12b/c 850 metres, climbed direct from the boat moored alongside on cams.
South African climbers Steve Bradshaw, Clinton Marteningo, Andrew Porter, David Glass from the British boat Dodo's Delight.
In late August, British alpinist Tom Ballard attempted the North East face of Link Sar (7041m) in the Pakistan Karakoram... Read more
We announced in August that the BMC had started a crowd-funding campaign to rebolt Horseshoe Quarry in the Peak District (UKC... Read more
Our Friday Night Video this week is anchored just off the East Coast of Greenland, where climbers Paul McSorley, Vikki... Read more
This summer the 'Wild Bunch' - consisting of Belgian climbers Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll alongside... Read more