Jordan Buys


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8B
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Trad (Worked): E10
Hardest Trad (Flash): E8
Notable Partnerships
Naomi Buys
Social Media

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Boulder (Worked): 8B
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Trad (Worked): E10
Hardest Trad (Flash): E8
Notable Partnerships
Naomi Buys
Social Media

Pics + Vids

French Duke (E9, FA)
Added at 22:01 on 03 January 2021
End of the Affair (E8)
Added at 11:01 on 24 January 2021
Rainshadow (9a)
Added at 12:01 on 30 January 2021
Dark Energy (8c+)
View this post on Instagram

Added at 12:02 on 10 February 2021
Dark Energy (8c+)
Added at 13:05 on 11 May 2021
Wonderwall (8c)
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Added at 16:09 on 29 September 2021
Balance It Is (E7)
Added at 06:07 on 05 July 2021

Ascents

20 recorded ascents.

This timeline is missing some ascents where the date of the ascent is unknown. Use the other tabs to view these ascents.
Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
2008 French Duke E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 2008 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/2170252

2009 Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 31 Jan 2009

Before making his successful ascent in 2009 Jordan was trying the route around 2005 and decked out when the crucial modified ball nut popped out.

Second ascent?

2010 True North 8c (Lead) 13 Jul 2010

First of the grade.

Accelerator 8b+ (Lead) 21 Aug 2010

Second ascent?

Balance It Is E7 (Lead Flash) 25 Oct 2010

https://vimeo.com/16202918

2011 Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 01 Jul 2011 (approx)
2012
2013 High Fidelity 8B (Boulder) 01 Mar 2013 (approx)
Rainshadow 9a (Lead) 03 May 2013 (approx)

Third ascent.

https://www.thebmc.co.uk/jordan-buys-climbs-rainshadow-9a

The Beast 8c (Lead) 20 Aug 2013
2014 Aladdin 8c (Lead) 15 Aug 2014
Epic Adventures 8c (Lead) 15 Sep 2014
King of Thieves 8c+ (Lead) 15 Sep 2014
2015 Chicama E9 (Lead Ground up) 01 Aug 2015 (approx)

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2015/08/chicama_e9_6c_ground-up_for_jordan_buys-69881

2016 Muy Caliente! E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 2016 (approx)
Talbot Horizon E9 (Lead) 08 Aug 2016 (approx)
The Final Round E9 (Lead) 01 Oct 2016 (approx)
2017
2018 Dark Energy 8c+ (Lead) 10 Aug 2018 (approx)

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BmSfpMljTvi/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un1Nm0NZE2I

2019 Progress 8c+ (Lead) 24 Apr 2019 (approx)
2020
2021 Wonderwall 8c (Lead) 01 Sep 2021 (approx)

https://www.instagram.com/p/CUYeYBAjsOW/

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Rainshadow 9a (Lead) 03 May 2013 (approx)

Third ascent.

https://www.thebmc.co.uk/jordan-buys-climbs-rainshadow-9a

King of Thieves 8c+ (Lead) 15 Sep 2014
Dark Energy 8c+ (Lead) 10 Aug 2018 (approx)

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BmSfpMljTvi/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un1Nm0NZE2I

Progress 8c+ (Lead) 24 Apr 2019 (approx)
Aladdin 8c (Lead) 15 Aug 2014
Epic Adventures 8c (Lead) 15 Sep 2014
True North 8c (Lead) 13 Jul 2010

First of the grade.

Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 01 Jul 2011 (approx)
The Beast 8c (Lead) 20 Aug 2013
Wonderwall 8c (Lead) 01 Sep 2021 (approx)

https://www.instagram.com/p/CUYeYBAjsOW/

Accelerator 8b+ (Lead) 21 Aug 2010

Second ascent?

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
High Fidelity 8B (Boulder) 01 Mar 2013 (approx)
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 31 Jan 2009

Before making his successful ascent in 2009 Jordan was trying the route around 2005 and decked out when the crucial modified ball nut popped out.

Second ascent?

French Duke E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 2008 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/2170252

Chicama E9 (Lead Ground up) 01 Aug 2015 (approx)

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2015/08/chicama_e9_6c_ground-up_for_jordan_buys-69881

Muy Caliente! E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 2016 (approx)
Talbot Horizon E9 (Lead) 08 Aug 2016 (approx)
The Final Round E9 (Lead) 01 Oct 2016 (approx)
End of the Affair E8 (Lead Flash)

https://vimeo.com/32634708

Balance It Is E7 (Lead Flash) 25 Oct 2010

https://vimeo.com/16202918

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade