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

Dark Energy (8c+)
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Added at 12:02 on 10 February 2021
Dark Energy (8c+)
Added at 13:05 on 11 May 2021
French Duke (E9, FA)
Added at 22:01 on 03 January 2021
Balance It Is (E7)
Added at 06:07 on 05 July 2021
Rainshadow (9a)
Added at 12:01 on 30 January 2021
End of the Affair (E8)
Added at 11:01 on 24 January 2021
Wonderwall (8c)
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Added at 16:09 on 29 September 2021
Loaded (E8)
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Added at 06:06 on 14 June 2022

Ascents

24 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) 1st January 2008 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/2170252

Isla de Encanta 8B (Boulder) 6th January 2008
2009 Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 31st January 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) 13th July 2010

First of the grade.

Accelerator 8b+ (Lead) 21st August 2010

Second ascent?

Balance It Is E7 (Lead Flash) 25th October 2010

https://vimeo.com/16202918

2011 Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 1st July 2011 (approx)
Loaded E8 (Lead) 22nd October 2011

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cevf9vNN_rf/

2012
2013 High Fidelity 8B (Boulder) 14th March 2013
Rainshadow 9a (Lead) 3rd May 2013

Third ascent.

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

The Beast 8c (Lead) 20th August 2013
2014 Aladdin 8c (Lead) 15th August 2014
Epic Adventures 8c (Lead) 15th September 2014
King of Thieves 8c+ (Lead) 15th September 2014
2015 Chicama E9 (Lead Ground up) 1st August 2015 (approx)

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

2016 Muy Caliente! E9 (Lead) 1st August 2016 (approx)
Talbot Horizon E9 (Lead) 8th August 2016 (approx)
The Final Round E9 (Lead) 1st October 2016 (approx)
2017 Bat Shadow 8c+ (Lead) 8th July 2017
2018 Dark Energy 8c+ (Lead) 8th August 2018

Second ascent.

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

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

2019 Progress 8c+ (Lead) 24th April 2019 (approx)
Megalopa 8c+ (Lead) 31st May 2019
2020
2021 Wonderwall 8c (Lead) 1st September 2021 (approx)

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

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Rainshadow 9a (Lead) 3rd May 2013

Third ascent.

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

King of Thieves 8c+ (Lead) 15th September 2014
Bat Shadow 8c+ (Lead) 8th July 2017
Dark Energy 8c+ (Lead) 8th August 2018

Second ascent.

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

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

Progress 8c+ (Lead) 24th April 2019 (approx)
Megalopa 8c+ (Lead) 31st May 2019
Aladdin 8c (Lead) 15th August 2014
Epic Adventures 8c (Lead) 15th September 2014
True North 8c (Lead) 13th July 2010

First of the grade.

Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 1st July 2011 (approx)
The Beast 8c (Lead) 20th August 2013
Wonderwall 8c (Lead) 1st September 2021 (approx)

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

Accelerator 8b+ (Lead) 21st August 2010

Second ascent?

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Isla de Encanta 8B (Boulder) 6th January 2008
High Fidelity 8B (Boulder) 14th March 2013
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 31st January 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) 1st January 2008 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/2170252

Chicama E9 (Lead Ground up) 1st August 2015 (approx)

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

Muy Caliente! E9 (Lead) 1st August 2016 (approx)
Talbot Horizon E9 (Lead) 8th August 2016 (approx)
The Final Round E9 (Lead) 1st October 2016 (approx)
Loaded E8 (Lead) 22nd October 2011

Second ascent.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cevf9vNN_rf/

End of the Affair E8 (Lead Flash)

https://vimeo.com/32634708

Balance It Is E7 (Lead Flash) 25th October 2010

https://vimeo.com/16202918

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade