Hired Goons E8 6c - First Ascent
One of the Peak Districts Last Great Problems! Hired Goons is the long awaited direct finish to the 1984 Johnny Dawes classic, Charlotte Rampling, which can be found at Gardoms Edge in the Peak District. First ascensionist and film maker Will Atkinson says 'Even with pads a fall from the last hard moves would be quite nasty......' Now see exactly what that last move involves! Will is supported by Five Ten and Big Stone.
Vayvay Kuzey Duvari - Turkish big wall
Turkish climber Aykut Turem presents a film of the superb looking VayVay Kuzey Duvari (The North Face of Mt. VayVay) in the Ala Dag mountain of the Toroslar (Taurus Mountains). This route is 750m long, traditionally protected and established in 1986 by Italians M. Perotti and O. Ceschia. The use of bolts in this area is a point of significant controversy at the moment. There is a guidebook of selected routes available in English. To view click here.
Sam Elias Climbing M11
Watch Sam Elias climb Red Bull and Vodka an impressive Mixed climb on Vail Pass that ventures out a hundred and twenty feet of tiered roof madness! The climb overhangs over fifty feet, and finishes on the Fang one of the most iconic ice climbs in the world.