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Strawberries gets onsighted!

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Jorg Verhoeven levert een opmerkelijke en uitzonderlijke prestatie door in Tremadog (Noord-Wales) “Strawberries” E7 onsight te klimmen!

“Jorg climbed Strawberries completely onsight, placing the gear as he climbed. Jorg thought that routes like Ulysses (E6) at Stanage were a tougher challenge than Strawberries, due to the technical and unprotected style.

Strawberries is a tough but safe route taking a striking crackline on the Vector headwall of Craig Bwlch y Moch at Tremadog. It was first climbed by Ron Fawcett back 1980. The first ascent without pre-placed gear was by Johnny Woodward in 1982 and the first (and until this week only) on sight was by Stefan Glowacz in 1987,”

Lees meer op ukclimbing.com en marmotukathleteblog.blogspot.com

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