Century Crack, Canyonlands, USA

F.A. with pre-placed gear (pinkpoint): Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, at the start of October 2011

F.A. without pre-placed gear (placing 8 Friends and setting off with additional kilos strapped to the harness): Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, Thursday

Pete Whittaker was so stretched he forgot to place one of the camming devices


40m horizontal roof

off-width crack

 

8c

 

Photos: Alex Ekins

 

 

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Comment by 9b on November 11, 2011 at 9:00pm

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker are in the US for 8 weeks in search of the most difficult off-widths they could find. "Century Crack" is the hardest off-width in the world. Stevie Haston attempted this route in the 90's with no success. No one believed the route would ever be climbed...

Alstrin Film & Hot Aches Productions have teamed up to document their two year journey.

Look for the film - Fall 2012

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