Tag Archives: first ascent.

Birthday Challenge 2012: Making Lemonade
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September 18, 2013 posted by

Birthday Challenge 2012: Making Lemonade

I never posted a final report on last year’s birthday challenge since it was such a tempered “success”. I did post on the first attempt, a complete failure, which perhaps…

Meltdown: World’s Hardest Slab
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August 9, 2013 posted by

Meltdown: World’s Hardest Slab

For your weekend Psyche is the story of Meltdown, the world’s hardest slab climb. Bolted 30 years ago by climbing legend Johnny Dawes, he never managed to link it–or even…