Alpine 8c (+) in USA & Malaysia


Tuesday, 13 September

Yuji Hirayama (41) has been established a new crag at 4 000 metres at Mt Kinabalu up to 8c+. "I call it Alpine sport climbing and it is just a new interesting field. You feel your heart bumping and it is harder to breath." Nick Duttle has done the fourth ascent, up at 3 600 metres, of Sarchasm giving it an upgrade to 8c because of broken holds compared to FA Tommy Caldwell who hand bolted it in 1999. The approach takes between 1 - 2.5 hours. DPM has the full story. (Tiffany Hensley)

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