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
SEVENTH CLIMB: February 28, 2019
Indre Haugfossen 60 meters, WI 4+
Classic Climb, First ascent, Henry Barber 1977.
EIGHTH CLIMB: March 3, 2019
Torsetfossen: 100 meters, WI 4+ Classic Climb. First ascent Haakon Gammelseter and Tomas Carlson, 1978.