VIDEO: Pete Robins - Isles of Wonder - 8B

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Sep/2012
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Pete Robins on Isles of Wonder - Font 8B - Ogwen Valley, 92 kbPete Robins on Isles of Wonder - Font 8B - Ogwen Valley
Just over a month ago, North Wales based climber Pete Robins made the first ascent of Isles of Wonder in the Ogwen Valley. This steep boulder problem is graded Font 8B and sits on the hillside close to the small crag of Carreg Mianog.

Here's the video of the first ascent, courtesy of DMM in which Pete climbs the problem (which is very steep, so stays quite dry in the rain) but has to battle hard with the soaking wet 5c top-out.

Well done Pete!

To find out more about Pete Robins, check out this in depth interview and profile - Meet Pete Robins

  • For more information on Pete's ascent of this problem, check out the DMM News Item.

Pete Robins is sponsored by DMM , Five Ten , prAna and Podsacs

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