Tag Archives | Dave Birkett

Dave Birkett adds major new route to Dyer’s Lookout

British rock climber Dave Birkett has carried out the first ascent of Once Upon a Time in the Southwest E9 6c at Dyer’s Lookout, Devon, England.


Birkett Repeats The Walk of Life – Full Story

Lake District resident Dave Birkett made the long drive down to Devon to repeat James Pearson’s infamous route The Walk of Life.


Ben Heatlie – Free at Last

20 years ago last January Bob Woods and I climbed a route up the Ben Heatlie amphitheatre in the Hex. We aided most of the route taking many days and bivvies over the affair. Three years ago I went back with Tieni Versfeld and Tony Dick to see if we could free it – a […]