Climbs for the 8 for 80 Project will take place in the U.S., Canada and Europe – 8 climbs in different mountain ranges starting in January 2018 through winter of 2019 when I will be 80.
(8 climbs chosen depending on weather and ice conditions.)
COMPLETED CLIMBS FOR 8 FOR 80 PROJECT:
FIRST CLIMB: January 30, 2018
Whorehouse Hoses, WI 4, classic ice climb in the San Juan Mountains
SECOND CLIMB: March, 2, 2018
Bridal Veil Falls, WI 5, classic ice climb in Keystone Canyon
Valdez, Alaska, U.S.
THIRD CLIMB: July 10, 2018
Gandalf Wall, 5.8, classic crack climb
Lofoten Archipelago, (north of the Arctic Circle), NORWAY
FOURTH CLIMB: July 11, 2018
Rock and Roll Ridge, climbing 1,000 feet, 5.4, 8 pitches (fun, easy climb with great views)
Lofoten Archipelago, NORWAY
FIFTH CLIMB: December 11, 2018
Guinness Gully, classic climb, WI4, 245 meter. Near Canmore and Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies
SIXTH CLIMB: December 12, 2018
Louise Falls, WI5, 107 meters. Alberta, CANADA
UPCOMING CLIMBS FOR 8 FOR 80 PROJECT:
SEVENTH CLIMB: Scheduled for February 25th – March 4th 2019
Ice climbing in the mountains in the middle of southern Norway. The most dominant and famous feature is Hydnefossen, a 155 meter vertical drop waterfall, that is one of Norway’s absolute classic climbs.
EIGHTH CLIMB: Scheduled for March 2019
Rock climbing on Mount Tamapias, Marin County with views of San Francisco and the S.F Bay. Three generations of women climbing together for the “8” for 80 finale. A fun day on the Hill!