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14.10.2019 by Michele Caminati in Climbing

Michele Caminati's Greenspit comeback in Valle dell'Orco

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.

11.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charlie Woodburn’s gritstone masterpiece Harder, Faster at Black Rocks

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.

31.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati and the shocking ground fall video

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.

30.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati survives gritstone ground-fall in England

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.

26.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria cruises Moon's Voyager

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.

26.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hard Gritstone Bouldering with Benjamin Linné Ryn

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.

05.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Gritstone gems climbed by Pete Whittaker and Tyler Landman

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.

04.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Unknown Stones and Nathan Lee's English gritstone obsession at Wimberry

20-year-old climber Nathan Lee has made the first ascent of Unknown Stones E9 6c at Wimberry in England.

16.05.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Pete Whittaker frees Baron Greenback at Wimberry

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.

16.04.2013 by Michele Caminati in Climbing

Michele Caminati dodges rain and snow in search of sun on England's gritstone

The report by Michele Caminati about yet another trip to England to climb some of the famous gritstone trad routes and boulder problems.

07.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

New Peak District gritstone climbs by Tom Randall

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.

21.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk makes first female ascent of Careless Torque at Stanage

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.

01.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: James Pearson on Elder Statesman at Curbar

The video of James Pearson who carried out the third ascent of the gritstone route Elder Statesman at Curbar Edge in England.

30.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

New gritstone climbs by Pete Whittaker and Jordan Buys

Pete Whittaker and Jordan Buys have established some new gritstone rock climbs at Hall Moor Quarry and Baildon Bank, England.

27.04.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati, gritstone ground-up

The video of Michele Caminati climbing three gritstone routes in England: Braille Trail, Kaluza Klein and Master's Edge.

30.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati repeats The New Statesman at Ilkley

Yesterday in England's Ilkley Quarry Michele Caminati made a rare repeat of the gritstone route The New Statesman E8 7a.

09.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati, hard boulders at Burbage in England

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.

03.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati, End of the Affair at Curbar

Video of Michele Caminati climbing End of the Affair E8 6c on the gritstone crag Curbar, England.

28.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Katy Whittaker and Michele Caminati, English gritstone repeats

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.

14.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Paul Robinson climbing Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage

Two short videos of Paul Robinson repeating the classic gritstone boulder problems Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage Edge in England.

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