Tim, along with Klemen Premrl, completed the super impressive route Spray On ... Top! last winter, which climbs the full height of the waterfall in several pitches (see UKC News). The pair also added a single pitch route named Wolverine , which is a bolted sport ice climb and is graded WI11!
Normal ice routes go up to around WI7 or WI7+, but due to the super steep nature of the spray ice at Helmcken Falls, which is unique in style, the grades for these routes are a few notches higher. These routes are obviously extremely athletic and unlike normal ice climbing.
This week's Friday Night Video follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald on Voyager Sit Start 8B+ at Burbage North. After sending... Read more
The 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race came to a sizzling climax yesterday, as competitors completed the 5-day route in... Read more
14 year old Emily Phillips from Cardiff placed 3rd in the IFSC European Youth Cup (Bouldering) in Soure, Portugal last... Read more
In February this year, Tim Emmett and Slovenian climber Klemen Premrl established a stunning new line at Helmcken Falls in... Read more
Tim Emmett and Read Macadam have recently climbed Sonnie Trotter's route The Path, 5.14aR, at Wicked Gravity Wall, Lake Louise,... Read more
Tim Emmett and Slovenian climber Klemen Premrl have established a remarkable new line at Helmcken Falls in Canada, which the pair... Read more