Leo Houlding has led a team of five to complete a first ascent on the north west face of the Mirror Wall in remote Greenland. Climbing with Joe Möhle, Matt Pickles, Matt Pycroft and Waldo Etherington, Houlding succeeded in climbing a new route on the main face of the 1,200m peak. The team free climbed 23 of the 25 pitches and spent 12 nights on the wall. They topped out in an upwards snow storm at 4:20am on 22 July.
Leo Houlding and team on the summit of the Mirror Wall - © Berghaus, Matt Pycroft, Coldhouse CollectiveAdd a comment
Last weekend the modern classic Ultra Tour of the Lake District, otherwise known as the Montane Lakeland 50 or 100 took place on the fells and valleys of the Lake District National Park. Attracting Britian's elite, the 50 and 100 mile race is attracting a growing interational crowd year on year.
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The National Adventure Awards are now in their third year and are officially open for nominations for 2016. Building on the success of the prior years, the 2016 National Adventure Awards aims to recognise the very best of adventure across the UK. Director of the National Adventure Awards, David Scott, said, “We know there are many people undertaking incredible endeavours across the World and these are the people we are seeking to hear about. We are determined to recognise the right people and teams so the more nominations we receive the better”.
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