Philip Jewel

Also known as: Jim and Jimmy

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Date of death: 31st October 1987
Hardest Trad (Worked): E6
Hardest Trad (Onsight): E6

Jimmy Jewel was part of the 1980s climbing scene in Llanberis. He was well known for his solo climbing.

He died while down-climbing at Tremadog.

References

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVmLaXiMXm0

Contributors: remus

Quick Info

Nationality: GB
Date of death: 31st October 1987
Hardest Trad (Worked): E6
Hardest Trad (Onsight): E6

Jimmy Jewel was part of the 1980s climbing scene in Llanberis. He was well known for his solo climbing.

He died while down-climbing at Tremadog.

References

[1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVmLaXiMXm0

Contributors: remus

Pics + Vids

Added at 16:01 on 29 January 2024
Added at 16:01 on 29 January 2024
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Left Wall (E2)
Added at 15:01 on 29 January 2024
Silly Arete (E3)
Added at 16:01 on 29 January 2024
T-Rex (E3)
Added at 16:01 on 29 January 2024
The Axe (E4)
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Added at 16:08 on 25 August 2021

Ascents

11 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 Style Ascent Date
1974 Diagonal HVS Solo | repeat 1974
1975
1976
1977
1978 The Flytrap E2 Alternate Leads | onsight 16th Apr 1978
First ascent.
1979
1980 T-Rex E3 Solo | repeat 1980s
Silly Arete E3 Solo | repeat 1980s
Left Wall E2 Solo | repeat 1980s
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987 The Cad E6 Lead | onsight 1987

Without the bolt.

The Cad E6 Solo | repeat 1987
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
The Cad E6 Lead | onsight 1987

Without the bolt.

The Cad E6 Solo | repeat 1987
A Midsummer Night's Dream E6 Lead | worked

First ascent of all three pitches in a single day.

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Right Wall E5 Solo | repeat
The Axe E4 Solo | worked
T-Rex E3 Solo | repeat 1980s
Silly Arete E3 Solo | repeat 1980s
Memory Lane E3 Solo | repeat
The Flytrap E2 Alternate Leads | onsight 16th Apr 1978
First ascent.
Left Wall E2 Solo | repeat 1980s
Diagonal HVS Solo | repeat 1974
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade