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On 20 August British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, together with Leo Houlding, climbed The Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Islands, UK. The ascent celebrates Bonington's 80th birthday and is aimed at raising awareness and funds for motor neurone disease (MND) charities.
The North East ridge of Ulvetanna Peak (2931m) in the Antarctica has been climbed for the first time by Leo Houlding, Sean Leary, Alastair Lee, Jason Pickles, Chris Rabone and David Reeves.
The trailer for the film Autana and the route The Yopo Wall, established by Leo Houlding and companions on Cerro Autanta in Venezuela.
From January 28 – February 5 2012 Leo Houlding, Jason Pickles, Sean Leary, Alastair Lee, Yupi Rangel, Alejandro Lamus established The Yopo Wall (400m, E6 6b, A1) up Cerro Autana in Venezuela.
Leo Houlding provides the details of The Prophet, his October 2010 new route on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA.
Interview with British climber after the first ascent of The Prophet on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, carried out in 6 days in October 2010 with Jason Pickles and graded E9 7a, 5.13d R, 8b, 510m.
British climber Leo Houlding has freed The Prophet, another free route on El Capitan, Yosemite.
On 14/06 Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding reached the summit of Everest following the footsteps of George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine to shed light on the mystery of whether the two reached the summit of Everest on 8 June 1924.
Climber, mountaineer, but also keen snowboarder, surfer, skydiver, base jumper and nature lover, Leo Houlding is one of the most famous rock climbers and mountaineers in the world.
Yosemite news roundup. On 17 October Tommy Caldwell made a sub-12 hour ascent of the Nose, just days after his free ascent together with wife Beth Rodden. Nicolas Favresse from Belgium makes first ascent of L'Appât on El Capitan (VI 5.12d). Leo Houlding from England onsighted Half Dome's Regular Northwest Face and repeated Freerider.
On 16/06/01 Leo Houlding and Jason Pickles freed 9 out of 10 pitches of "The West Face" on the Leaning Tower, Yosemite.