Adventure Lifestyle Video

Birkett Project: Part II

Posted on: July 30, 2007

Website: Posing Productions
Film By: Alastair Lee

Alpinist has teamed with Posing Productions to bring you exclusive footage of the UK's boldest trad climbing. For this follow-up video, watch Dave Birkett make the first ascent of one of the Lake District's longest, most difficult and dangerous lines (E9 6c or 5.14a X, 25m). Read more about Birkett's accomplishment in the July 23 NewsWire and watch Part I, the Alpinist TV exclusive that shows how untrustworthy gear is on this route.

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