Video: Be Quick… Or Be Dead

Joe Möhle on the 2nd ascent of Be Quick or Be Dead (31/8a+) trad test piece at the Crystal Dream Palace Crag in Hermanus.

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Joe is sponsored by DMM, Wild Country and Edelrid

Joe grabs the 2nd ascent of ‘Be Quick or Be Dead’ (31)

5 Responses to Video: Be Quick… Or Be Dead

  1. paulb May 14, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    Nice climbing Joe!

  2. shorti May 15, 2012 at 11:35 am #


  3. Marc May 16, 2012 at 10:29 am #

    Is climbing on preplaced trad gear like “sporting” a trad route? Not taking away from what he has done or insulting him or offending anyone in any way……. Just asking about the practice of climbing routes when pre-placing trad gear! I understand that it was sketchy gear and an incredibly hard climb but how does it rank?

  4. Hector May 16, 2012 at 11:23 am #

    Being honest about your style of ascent is all that really matters. Its hard to compare trad routes with sketchy gear (preplaced or not) to sport routes. Its no longer just about the moves if serious injury is a possibility. Hence the complex and nuanced UK grading system. Well done Joe!

  5. Marc May 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm #

    Cool tks Hector. Perfect explanation!
    Well done on a fantastic ascent Joe!

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