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The Wild Thing in Rockies by Takeshi Tani and Yamada Toshiyuki

The Wild Thing in Rockies by Takeshi Tani and Yamada Toshiyuki

Takeshi Tani and Yamada Toshiyuki repeats The Wild Thing Ⅵ M7 WI5 1300m on east face of Mt. Chephren in the Canadian Rockies. 45 hours from car to car.

 

Yamada Toshiyuki on Wild Thing. Photo Takeshi Tani

The Wild Thing was first climbed in 1987 by Peter Arbic, Barry Blanchard, and Ward Robinson, after four previous attempts by Blanchard. The first ascent took three long days and was graded 5.10 A3 WI4, with a crux rock corner that consumed most of a day. In 2008 route has probably first free ascent by team Jon Simms - Jon Walsh.

Yamada Toshiyuki on Wild Thing. Photo Takeshi Tani

Last modified onWednesday, 22 April 2015 11:50