Updated on Friday, February 5, 2016
8 years in the planning, 3 months in the organizing, 10 days in the setting up, 4 days in the execution
Lean, cold, weird and big: Will Gadd on the first ascent of Frozen Gold, WI7-ish, 90m
combine hard work, intensive planning, tight team work, lots of coffee, local connections, patience and vanguard athleticism, blend it all with ample amounts of stoke, vision and serious attitude, then compress the lot with bizarre weather windows, back hills isolation, near-death incidents, sleep deprivation and minimal beta and you get what you came for – seminal climbing.
answering the call to arms Canada’s A-team of Will Gadd, Sarah Hueniken & John Price initiated a new phase in japan’s – and the worlds – winter climbing.
LIFE IS SHORT. DEMAND IS HIGH. SOME CHANCES DON’T COME TWICE.
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