Bob Hickish


Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Sport (Worked): 8c
Hardest Trad (Worked): E9
Hardest Trad (Flash): E7
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Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Hardest Sport (Worked): 8c
Hardest Trad (Worked): E9
Hardest Trad (Flash): E7
Social Media

Pics + Vids

The Weatherman (8a+)
Added at 05:06 on 01 June 2021

Ascents

12 recorded ascents.

Year Climb Grade FA Ascent Date
2009 Palace of the Brine 8b (Lead) 25th June 2009
2010
2011 Kaluza Klein E7 (Lead Flash) 29th January 2011
True North 8c (Lead) 16th June 2011
Endeavour 8c (Lead) 15th September 2011
2012 Mecca Extension 8c (Lead) 18th September 2012
2013 Z Chrome 8a+ (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st June 2013 (approx)
The Wizard 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 14th July 2013
San Simian E8 (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 21st July 2013

A very impressive soup up effort. Bob was having problems with his lower back because of the repeated large falls while working the route out.

2014 Meshuga E9 (Lead) 24th March 2014
2015 The Weatherman 8a+ (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st January 2015 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/142224011

2016 Excalibur 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st January 2016 (approx)
2017
2018
2019
2020 Underworld E8 (Deep Water Solo) 1st August 2020 (approx)

Second ascent.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/08/3_-_font_8c+_video_scary_dws_and_a_wideboy_on_silence-72429

Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Endeavour 8c (Lead) 15th September 2011
True North 8c (Lead) 16th June 2011
Mecca Extension 8c (Lead) 18th September 2012
Palace of the Brine 8b (Lead) 25th June 2009
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Meshuga E9 (Lead) 24th March 2014
San Simian E8 (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 21st July 2013

A very impressive soup up effort. Bob was having problems with his lower back because of the repeated large falls while working the route out.

Underworld E8 (Deep Water Solo) 1st August 2020 (approx)

Second ascent.

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/08/3_-_font_8c+_video_scary_dws_and_a_wideboy_on_silence-72429

Kaluza Klein E7 (Lead Flash) 29th January 2011
Climb Grade FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Z Chrome 8a+ (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st June 2013 (approx)
The Weatherman 8a+ (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st January 2015 (approx)

https://vimeo.com/142224011

The Wizard 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 14th July 2013
Excalibur 8a (Deep Water Solo Ground up) 1st January 2016 (approx)