Italian climber Michele Caminati has repeated Greenspit, the difficult trad climb freed in Italy’s Valle Orco by Didier Berthod. The ascent marks a significant comeback after his fall on England’s gritstone in 2017.
In November 2000 Charlie Woodburn made the first ascent of Harder, Faster at Black Rocks in England. Almost 20 years later, this remains one of the most dangerous and least repeated trad climbs in Great Britain.
The video of Italian climber Michele Caminati falling to the ground when his rope broke at the gritstone crag Curbar in England. Caminati miraculously walked away with only a broken wrist and heel.
Michele Caminati, an expert of England’s gritstone, fell to the ground while climbing The Elder Statesman at Curbar in the Peak District. Miraculously, the Italian walked away with nothing more than a fractured wrist and heel.
Italian climber Niccolò Ceria has made the first repeat of Voyager sit, the 8B+ boulder problem put up by Ben Moon in 2006 on the gritstone outcrop Burbage North in England’s Peak District.
Thirteen classic gritstone boulder problems and trad climbs in the Peak District National Park climbed by Benjamin Linné Ryn at Stanage Edge, Millstone Edge, Froggatt Edge, Burbage and Black Rocks.
At the end of 2013 British rock climbers Tyler Landman and Pete Whittaker made the first ascents of two notable, unclimbed lines on Britain's gritstone: the boulder problem Smiling Buttress at Curbar and Headless Horseman Arête at the Roaches.
20-year-old climber Nathan Lee has made the first ascent of Unknown Stones E9 6c at Wimberry in England.
On 4 May Pete Whittaker made the first ascent of Baron Greenback ta the gritstone outcrop Wimberry in England, while Tom Randall made the first repeat of Appointment with Death and Nathan Lee repeated Order of the Phoenix.
The report by Michele Caminati about yet another trip to England to climb some of the famous gritstone trad routes and boulder problems.
At Hallmoor Quarry in England's Peak District British climber Tom Randall has made the first ascent of Soft Parade E6 6b, while at Gardoms Edge he established Porride Egg E6 6a and Nah'han E8 6c.
British climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has made the first female ascent of the gritstone boulder problem Careless Torque, first climbed in 1987 by Ron Fawcett at Stanage Edge.
The video of James Pearson who carried out the third ascent of the gritstone route Elder Statesman at Curbar Edge in England.
Pete Whittaker and Jordan Buys have established some new gritstone rock climbs at Hall Moor Quarry and Baildon Bank, England.
The video of Michele Caminati climbing three gritstone routes in England: Braille Trail, Kaluza Klein and Master's Edge.
Yesterday in England's Ilkley Quarry Michele Caminati made a rare repeat of the gritstone route The New Statesman E8 7a.
At Burbage North on England's gritstone Michele Caminati has sent the boulder problems The Voyager 8B, The Promise (7B+) and the route Three Blind Mice E7 6c.
Video of Michele Caminati climbing End of the Affair E8 6c on the gritstone crag Curbar, England.
British climber Katy Whittaker has repeated the gristone testpiece The Angel's Share E8 7a at Black Rocks, while Michele Caminati has sent the boulder problem Careless Torque 8A at Stanage.
Two short videos of Paul Robinson repeating the classic gritstone boulder problems Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage Edge in England.