Adam Ondra tries Rainman (9b/5.15b): Britain’s hardest climb

By Rock and Ice | December 23rd, 2017

This past summer, Steve McClure ushered in the grade of 9b (5.15b) to the U.K. when he sent Rainman at Malham Cove.

When Adam Ondra came to try it, McClure was eager to show off his creation, but also anxious to see if the world’s best sport climber would confirm the route’s difficulty.

To find out more about McClure’s first ascent of Rainman, read the original article about it below.



Also read Steve McClure, 46, Establishes the U.K.’s First 5.15b, Rainman

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