Mutation, Raven Tor

9a+ Sport route

Originally given 9a it has so far (20th nov 2020) repelled a host of capable suitors and is probably 9a+.

Chris Sharma:

I will never climb this route.


1 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date
Steve McClure Lead (Worked) 01 Nov 1998

A hugely impressive ascent. Originally given 9a but now considered which makes it the first 9a+ in the UK and the first 9a+ by a brit.

The first time I did that move from the ground, I did the route, but I only did the last move by the skin of my teeth. I'm pretty sure a gust of wind blew me up that last move...