Josh Wharton on Hayden’s Line 5.13c

Top American climber Hayden Kennedy and his partner Inge Perkins passed away just over a year ago.

To honor Kennedy, Josh Wharton established a new route in Eldorado Canyon, a line he knows Kennedy would have loved.

John Dickey captures tales from Kennedy’s friends, who share their favourite memories of Hayden, while documenting Wharton’s first ascent for Black Diamond.

Wharton named the route Hayden’s Line 5.13c, it climbs near the famous Naked Edge 5.11c and starts about 200 metres above the ground.

Hayden’s Line

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