Pete Dawson wins BMC Lead Open

Pete Dawson wins the first round of the BMC Lead Cup.

Pete Dawson is one of those quiet crushers.

He's been around for a little while now, putting in the hours on the GB youth team, and getting out and about to make hard ascents across the UK and Europe - including multiple 8c and 8c+ routes.

He trains a lot at The Climbing Depot Manchester, and we started sponsoring him to help with training, and trips abroad. Just recently, he won the first round of the BMC Lead cup in Awesom…

Posted: 03/03/2018

Dan Turner climbs Voyager Sit 8B+ (interview and images)

Dan Turner Climbs Voyager Sit 8B+

Depot Sponsored climber Dan Turner has just made a (very) rare repeat of one of Ben Moon's seminal problems on the slopes of Burbage North.

Despite it's fame, and easy to access location, Voyager sit was only repeated for the first time in 2015, after almost 10 years. In spite of much effort on the behalf of many strong british climbers, Dan has now nabbed the 4th ascent of the problem, and we've been in touch to find out more.

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Posted: 01/12/2017