Well this is the news I have been waiting to blog about for just over a year!

I just climbed the sit start to Voyager. It's quite amazing really because I climbed Voyager on the 16th November last year so it's almost a year to the day that I have finally achieved what I set out to do which was always to climb right from the back of the roof. It's been quite a battle I must say and I've lost track of the number of days I have spent on this particular climb. It's been really hard for me and is certainly the hardest bit of climbing I have done and I am pretty sure it's 8b+. After many tries last winter and spring I got very close but couldn't quite link it all together. I felt so unmotivated over the summer and wondered if I would ever get motivated to start the battle again but it's amazing how a few cold days can totally turn your mood around. It was cold and windy today but after warming up in the sun at Burbage West I got it first try. It was amazing. I almost fell off after the crux in a couple of places and really had to dig deep. My strength was just gone. From the back it's quite a long problem about 12 moves and over a minute on the rock. I am pysched. 

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