David Mason on King of Limbs (V13/V14), Rocklands:
“In 2013 I had one very brief session on King of Limbs and in conclusion I was a country mile off the strength required for this boulder.
“In 2014 it was one of four boulders I wanted to climb on my trip. I had three sessions before hurting my shoulder and it felt doable but looking back
I am not sure I was strong enough. I probably only did the crux move once in each session and linking the first three moves; realistically I wasn’t
“To put in context how difficult King of Limbs is for me I think it is worth mentioning that in these two trips I ticked 24 problems of 8A and harder including
“In 2015, after months of training, this is how it went!
“I hope the video captures what King of Limbs means to me and how much I enjoyed the process of trying it; frustrating as that was at times! Also excuse
the odd profanity but they are mumbled quietly!”