Weekly Roundup

Mountain Hardwear and the American Alpine Club are creating a new grant / award to commemorate the deaths of Sue Nott and Karen McNeill who died whilst attempting the Infinite Spur of Mt Foraker in Alaska last month. Source & Details: Climbing The newly formed Climbing Action North Wales Group are arranging a series of events this summer and autumn, primarily aimed at cleaning and maintaining some of the busier crags in the region. Source & Details: BMC Toni Lamprecht has climbed a new route in Kochel, Germany. The Marsupilami is UIAA 11, which according to Toni lies somwhere around F8c+ to F9a. The name ?Marsupilami” is taken from Franquin´s comic-figure, who lives in the deep rain forest of “Palumbia”. With ingredible skills like enormous power, a 7m long tail and perfect diving abilities the animal saves his friends and his family out trouble and every fearsome situation? ———————————————————————– If you have any news worth reporting please contact Matt – matt@planetfear.com / 0114 2969114 ———————————————————————–