18th July 2013
18th Jul 2013

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Today Jack talks us through some great sport climbing in France: Steve McClure climbs Tom et je Ris flash 8b+ The guys just got back from the Verdon Gorge and they had visited the classic routes and made what turned out to be the second ascent of a mega 4 pitch route, which included Set on sighting a massive offwidth roof 8a pitch. They also managed a 5 pitch 7c, 6c+, 8a, 7c+, 8a+ route which was mega. However, the Holy Grail of the trip was a flash of the super classic Verdon test-piece, Tom et Je Ris, 8b+ (see photo). -- This is one of the most famous routes in the Verdon. There is also a new 2-part video from Marmot: Incan Odyssey Welcome to the Incan Odyssey! This two-part web series by Andy Mann of 3 Strings Productions follows Marmot's 2012 expedition to the fierce ANDES MOUNTAINS OF PERU as Abbey Smith, Pete Takeda, Paige Claassen and Mick Follari brave extreme rock climbs and perilous ice routes. During this six week expedition to a remote valley in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, this multi-disciplinary climbing team established over 40 standard setting boulder problems and attempted the UNCLIMBED surrounding 5000 and 6000 meter peaks. Near their 15,000 foot base camp, Claassen conquered her fear of falling ropeless, Smith climbed the monumental highball Breathless (V11), while Takeda used up six of his nine lives in a near fatal fall. Watch it here:

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Climbing Daily

Climbing Daily

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Climbing Daily - The freshest news in bouldering, sport climbing and alpinism presented by Matt Groom. Matt is a climber, mountaineer and long-term admirer of Jimmy Webb's beard. Based in Chamonix, France, he'll be bringing you all the latest from the world of climbing.

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