I stretched up and just got a tiny offset nut into the only pin-scar I could reach. I tugged on it from my precarious perch balancing high in my etriers.
Rest days, Margalef, Arjan onsighting 8a and mostly us messing around basically…
The competitors were tested with 2 qualifying routes on the 1st day at Wonderwall and a third qualifying route at The Barn on the 2nd day.
If you’re going to equip a route, do it for life and buy good quality equipment and avoid a Bolt Corrosion Investigation!
I’d arrived in Yosemite three weeks earlier with low expectations of how I’d perform, and a very vague idea of what I wanted to climb. El Cap was not high on the list.
The third and last day I had on Titanic last October was another 4am start. Putting on my shoes I got the feeling in my gut that is seldom wrong: this will be the go that I’ll get it.
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Agata climbs 8B+, Daniel Jung opening a 9a, a trip to Rodellar, Andrew sends 8a+ … and the usual dicking around.
The speakers at this third edition of FEAT are cut from the same cloth. Andy de Klerk has opened countless climbing routes; he’s also a respected and accomplished alpinist, skydiver and BASE jumper.
Another great movie from Micky Wiswedel (aka The Lens) working in Siurana with Andrew Pedley and Arjan De Kock….
The SA and Zim flags are flying in Camp 4, and 2 vuvuzelas are there as well. The idea is for us to blow them each time we send a route, get excited or just whenever.