Jim Birkett


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Trad (Onsight): VS

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Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Trad (Onsight): VS

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Added at 21:09 on 16 September 2021

Ascents

2 recorded ascents.

Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
1937 The Wasdale Crack HS (Alternate Leads Onsight) 1st January 1937 (approx)

Late 1930s.

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1987 Overhanging Bastion (pre-rockfall) VS (Alternate Leads Onsight) 1st April 1987

A breakthrough route for it's time, both in terms of the difficulty and terrain.

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Overhanging Bastion (pre-rockfall) VS (Alternate Leads Onsight) 1st April 1987

A breakthrough route for it's time, both in terms of the difficulty and terrain.

The Wasdale Crack HS (Alternate Leads Onsight) 1st January 1937 (approx)

Late 1930s.

https://billbirkett.com/bill-birkett/the-birkett-family/

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade