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Alaska Success for Turner and Blakemore

01 June, 2015

Mike ‘Twid’ Turner and Tim Blakemore have reported climbing a significant new line on North Triple Peak (2560 m) in the Kichatna Range, Alaska. The 800 metre No Country for Old Men (ED AI6) was climbed in a 24-hour push up and down the mountain.

Southeast Face of South Tower of Paine

18 November, 2013

After successfully overcoming the big wall difficulties of the South Tower of Paine's unclimbed southeast face, a storm on the final day prevented British climbers Mike ‘Twid’ Turner, Jerry Gore, Calum Muskett and French cameraman Raphael Jochaud from standing on the summit, only 100 metres of easy climbing away.  

Moroccan ice

14 February, 2013

Morocco isn't exactly the first place that springs to mind when you think of ice-climbing but Mike 'Twid' Turner recently returned to the Toubkal massif with his axes for the second year running.

Multi-pitch sport climbing in Morocco

29 November, 2012

Mike 'Twid' Turner has sent us a report on his recent visit to the walls of Taghia in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, where his team added an eight pitch 300 metre sport route, Fat Guides 7b+. A rack of 15 quickdraws is all you'll need to repeat it.

Alaska success for Twid Turner and team

01 June, 2012

Mike 'Twid' Turner and Dave Gladwin, combining forces with another team, endured an eight day 'suffer-fest' to make the first ascent of the NW Pillar of Triple Middle Peak in Alaska.