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'Taller than El Cap' – Houlding and co succeed on Mirror Wall

7th August 2015 | 0 comments

  With limited means of communication, the much anticipated news has finally arrived that Leo Houlding has successful led a team of five to complete the first ascent of the Mirror Wall in remote Greenland. In a quote from Houlding, he describes the Mirror Wall as, “Such a huge wall – taller than El Cap. So blank and smooth you …

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Houlding begins attempt on Mirror Wall in Arctic Greenland

13th July 2015 | 0 comments

Leo Houlding has started an attempt at a first ascent on the extremely remote Mirror Wall, a massive 1,200m high granite cliff in Arctic Greenland, an expedition which is sponsored by Berghaus. Houlding is leading a small team that hopes to be the first to complete a line on the wall’s northwest face. Those sharing lead climbing duties are Joe …