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Johnny Dawes – No Handed Climbing II

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“Climbing is like lager or wine, and no hands is really like a liqueur or spirit. It’s a lot stronger coordination medium,” says British climber Johnny
Dawes.

Dawes has been at the cutting edge of rock climbing since the eighties. He has established some the hardest and boldest routes in Britain, such as the
rarely repeated slab The Indian Face (E9 6c).

Now at 50 years old, he is still pushing the limits of the sport by exploring the practice of no hands climbing, requiring balance, footwork and coordination
beyond compare.

In this second installment, watch as Dawes tests his skills at one of England’s Caley Roadside crag.

Watch Johnny Dawes – No Handed Climbing I

Video by Wayne Sharrocks: Check out his website, Instagram and Facebook page.