I wanted to write about the South African trad exchange which now seems like a distant memory from the beginning of the year.
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After the Brits survived the SA leg of the exchange in Feb-March, they organised a tour-de-force of awesome and famous routes in The Peak District, north Wales and Pembroke.
A film by Duct Tape Then Beer film. Force is the collected footage from 10 years of Mikey Schaefer’s climbs, summits and misadventures in Patagonia
Julia Wakeling recently spent a couple of weeks of bouldering (and skiing) around Bishop, California. December 2014
Gosia Lipinska, Julia Wakeling and Hector Pringle summited Fitzroy on Saturday night and are down safe and partying tonight.
Julia is one of SA’s top climbers excelling particularity in trad climbing.
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.
This plan, like all good climbing plans, was originally hatched at 1am after a heavy party to celebrate Bernard and Linda’s wedding.
The Zanskar Region in the Himalaya of Northern India is a relatively unexplored mecca of sheer granite walls and 6000m peaks. Inaccessible for 8 months of the year, you can imagine the excitement when Julia Wakeling got the call for a planned trip to this mountain fortress.