Crazy Steep Drytooling in the Lake District

Last Updated on: 2nd December 2016, 05:37 pm

Drytooling started out as a way to reach those free-hanging icicles at the top of steep walls, but it’s morphed into a climbing discipline in its own right and an end unto itself. Perhaps nothing illustrates this better than the video below, in which Jeff Mercier climbs a severely overhanging D13 (like M13 mixed climbing but without the ice) route in the Lake District.

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  • Climbing type: Drytooling
  • Video location: Lake District, UK
  • Video length: 2:58
  • Video channel: Type Two Media

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