Jordan has climbed Time and Tide, E7 7A or highball 7c, which follows the rippled wall of gritstone to the right of the E8 7a arete of Tender Homecoming.
Jordan commented on the Wild Country Vimeo Page:
"Did a new route yesterday at Brimham, Dave Sutcliffe showed me this last weekend and I was immediately impressed and could not believe it had not been climbed. Then when I had a feel I realised why, progress from the perfect crimps to the top is guarded by a micro sloper. Its a fair pop to the top above what could be a sketchy landing if you did not use pads. The day was a bit epic, sleet showers kept on soaking the top and stopping play. Once the weather seemed to clear I had chance to get it on a oner on toppy, my plan was to go for a pre solo walk round Brimham to get my head sorted but a quick look at the incoming weather forced me into the desesion of either get the top covered with a pad or just get it done. As the sleet started to pitter patter on the pads and the top sloper I chalked up, cleaned my shoes and bashed out the solo.
Its a quality addition to Brimham and if you want to look at it as a boulder problem font 7c might well describe its difficulty. Ah yea and it climbs the wall to the right of Tender Homecoming, the old classic E8 7a."
And another fine looking addition is from James Ibbertson, who has been active at Little Brimham, climbing a new arete problem, and commenting on the Boreal Facebook Page:
"The highball/route is at Little Brimham and climbs the arÍte to the right of 'The Good News'.
It was listed as one of the last great problems in the new Yorkshire Grit Guide.
I'm really not sure about the grade but I'll give it a tentative Font 7b+/ E7 6C
I'm calling it 'The Righteous Path."
See a photo on the Boreal Facebook Page.
James is sponsored by Boreal
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