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Postby Hilton » Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:21 pm

Quite lekker to see at
that the climbing highlight for last year in the Canadian Rockies was a repeat of a route opened by our old local buddy Dave Cheesmond in 1985.

Hot shot alpinists Josh Wharton and Jon Walsh said "Hardest route in the Rockies? Maybe." They graded it 5.11b R/X A1. Which over four days of very scary, very cold climbing with a heavy pack is quite hard. Dave was awesome.

See also for the interview.

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Re: Cheesmond

Postby pierre.joubert » Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:39 pm

A legend, taken too soon.

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Re: Cheesmond

Postby Justin » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:49 am

"After 28 years and a number of attempts..."
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