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War and Poetry: big wall climbing in Greenland

Author(s): British Mountaineering Council
Video Release Date: August 8, 2018
Video Source: YouTube

A three day ascent of War and Poetry (VI 5.12c), on the South West face of Ulamertorsuaq in the Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland. We attempted to team free the line hauling a small pack with minimal bivy gear. Whilst we had to send up the emergency aiders a few times higher on the wall, we free climbed the vast majority of the wall, including most of the harder pitches. This video details our experience in such a surreal and intimidating place!

Filmed and edited by Andrew Cherry and Stefan Morris. Trip support from the BMC, the Andrew Croft Memorial Fund, the Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust, Berghaus, DMM, Battle Oats and Insitu Climbing Dunkeld. With extra thanks to Andy Kirkpatrick for the advice and Niels Tækker Jepsen

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