John Dunne


Media

The New Statesman (E8, FA)
Added at 18:02 on 27 February 2021
Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break) (E9, FA)
Added at 19:02 on 20 February 2021

Ascents

14 recorded ascents.

Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
1987 The New Statesman E8 (Lead) 01 Jan 1987 (approx)

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1988 The Groove 8a+ (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Austrian Oak 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Predator 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Magnetic Fields 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
1989 Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 01 Aug 1989 (approx)

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

Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break) E9 (Lead) 19 Sep 1989

There was a lot of skepticism at the time that John had actually climbed the route but this has subsequently turned out to be baseless.

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1990
1991
1992
1993
1994 Divided Years E9 (Lead) 01 Sep 1994 (approx)
1995 Total Eclipse 9a (Lead) 01 Jan 1995 (approx)
1996 The Big Issue E9 (Lead) 01 May 1996 (approx)
1997
1998 Carmen Picasso E8 (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)

John suggested E9.

Well Dunne Finish 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)
Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)
1999
2000 Breathless E9 (Lead) 01 Jun 2000 (approx)

John suggested E10.

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
Total Eclipse 9a (Lead) 01 Jan 1995 (approx)
Cry Freedom 8c (Lead) 01 Aug 1989 (approx)

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

Austrian Oak 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Magnetic Fields 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Predator 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Well Dunne Finish 8b (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)
The Groove 8a+ (Lead) 01 Jan 1988 (approx)
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
Widdop Wall E10 (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)
Parthian Shot (Pre 2011 Break) E9 (Lead) 19 Sep 1989

There was a lot of skepticism at the time that John had actually climbed the route but this has subsequently turned out to be baseless.

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.115413049915581/115413303248889

Divided Years E9 (Lead) 01 Sep 1994 (approx)
The Big Issue E9 (Lead) 01 May 1996 (approx)
Breathless E9 (Lead) 01 Jun 2000 (approx)

John suggested E10.

The New Statesman E8 (Lead) 01 Jan 1987 (approx)

https://www.facebook.com/climbing.in.the.80s/photos/a.270388289694020/933538446712331

Carmen Picasso E8 (Lead) 01 Jan 1998 (approx)

John suggested E9.

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date