Neil Gresham


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Sport (Worked): 8c+
Hardest Trad (Worked): E11
Notable Partnerships
Rachel Farmer
Tim Emmett
Social Media

Interview with Dave Macleod

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Sport (Worked): 8c+
Hardest Trad (Worked): E11
Notable Partnerships
Rachel Farmer
Tim Emmett
Social Media

Podcasts


Pics + Vids

Added at 16:01 on 13 January 2021
Olympiad (8b, FA)
Added at 21:05 on 24 May 2021
Premonition (8b+, FA)
Added at 13:09 on 28 September 2021

Ascents

15 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
1994 Indian Face E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 1994 (approx)

Third ascent just days after Nick Dixon made the second ascent.

1995
1996
1997
1998 Groove Rider E7 (Lead) 31 Aug 1998

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.115413049915581/115416679915218

1999
2000
2001
2002 Equilibrium E10 (Lead) 12 Dec 2002

Second ascent.

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.143839010406318/143839500406269

2003
2004 San Simian E8 (Lead) 01 May 2004 (approx)
The Wizard 8a (Deep Water Solo) 21 Jun 2004
2005
2006
2007 San Simian E8 (Deep Water Solo) 01 Jan 2007 (approx)

First DWS ascent.

Cutlass 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 01 Jan 2007 (approx)
2008
2009
2010 Excalibur 8a (Deep Water Solo) 14 Aug 2010
2011
2012 Olympiad 8b (Deep Water Solo) 27 Jul 2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZzdtFsm-ZQ

2013
2014
2015 Premonition 8b+ (Lead) 01 Jan 2015 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m55m6MfgxQ

Freakshow 8c (Lead) 01 Aug 2015 (approx)
2016 Sabotage 8c+ (Lead) 01 Oct 2016 (approx)
2017
2018
2019
2020 Final Score E10 (Lead) 01 Sep 2020 (approx)

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/09/final_score_e10_7a_-_iron_crag_first_ascent_by_neil_gresham-72507

2021 Lexicon E11 (Lead) 04 Sep 2021

[1] https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2021/09/lexicon_e11_7a_-_first_ascent_on_pavey_ark_by_neil_gresham-72872

[2] https://www.climber.co.uk/news/neil-gresham-talks-about-the-first-ascent-of-lexicon-e11-7a/

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Sabotage 8c+ (Lead) 01 Oct 2016 (approx)
Freakshow 8c (Lead) 01 Aug 2015 (approx)
Premonition 8b+ (Lead) 01 Jan 2015 (approx)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m55m6MfgxQ

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Lexicon E11 (Lead) 04 Sep 2021

[1] https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2021/09/lexicon_e11_7a_-_first_ascent_on_pavey_ark_by_neil_gresham-72872

[2] https://www.climber.co.uk/news/neil-gresham-talks-about-the-first-ascent-of-lexicon-e11-7a/

Final Score E10 (Lead) 01 Sep 2020 (approx)

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/09/final_score_e10_7a_-_iron_crag_first_ascent_by_neil_gresham-72507

Equilibrium E10 (Lead) 12 Dec 2002

Second ascent.

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.143839010406318/143839500406269

Indian Face E9 (Lead) 01 Jan 1994 (approx)

Third ascent just days after Nick Dixon made the second ascent.

Gribin Wall Climb E9 (Lead)

Second ascent.

San Simian E8 (Lead) 01 May 2004 (approx)
San Simian E8 (Deep Water Solo) 01 Jan 2007 (approx)

First DWS ascent.

Groove Rider E7 (Lead) 31 Aug 1998

https://www.facebook.com/rockarchivist/photos/a.115413049915581/115416679915218

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Olympiad 8b (Deep Water Solo) 27 Jul 2012 8b

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZzdtFsm-ZQ

The Wizard 8a (Deep Water Solo) 21 Jun 2004
Cutlass 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 01 Jan 2007 (approx)
Excalibur 8a (Deep Water Solo) 14 Aug 2010