Our Friday Night Video this week is a trip to the Japanese Island of Kinkasan with James Pearson, Caroline Ciavaldini and Toru Nakajima. They went there on the recommendation of Yuji Hirayama, who was unfortunately injured for the trip. The island has swathes of untouched granite and offers many new trad and bouldering opportunies. The island is still trying to recover from the 2011 earthquake and the subsequent Tsunami, which decimated the landscape and the local economy.
Continuing his theme of bold mountain routes protected by skyhooks, James McHaffie has made the most of the recent spell of warm... Read more
Back in May, we reported that James Pearson had made the first ascent of an impressive E10 7a crack line at Annot, in Provence.... Read more