Urgent Action | 8a+ Sport route at Kilnsey

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Added at 07:09 on 24 September 2021


8 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Pete Gomersall Lead (Worked) 1989
Simon Nadin Lead (Onsight) 30th Jun 1990

One of the first 8a+ onsights in the UK.


Dougie Hall Lead (Worked) Before 1st Jan 1991

Pre-1991. [1]

[1] The Power of Climbing (1991) by David Jones, page 192

Ian Vickers Lead (Flash) 1997
Chris Savage Lead (Flash) 4th Jun 2011

A great effort by Chris. For the sake of historical accuracy, its worth noting that Chris had climbed The Thumb previously on his 2 week trip (which shares the undercut finishing moves) - see Chris's 8a.nu scorecard.

Molly Thompson-Smith Lead (Flash) 11th Jun 2021

First British woman to flash 8a+ in the UK.

Thea Cameron Lead (Worked) 23rd Sep 2021


Jenny Woodward Lead (Worked)


[1] https://climbing-history.org/file/a027d88a-fb76-af38-7ca7-d74df6d4fb87/role_models.pdf