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Watch Leo Houlding Climb Historic Napes Needle

Leo Houlding climbing what is arguably one of the most famous rock climbs in the U.K. Napes Needle was first climbed (soloed) by Walter Parry Haskett Smith in June 1886, and its ascent signified the birth of rock climbing as a sport.

Filmed by Ali Keech, Dom Bush and Martin Campbell for Cumbria Tourism and Cumbrialive TV. This is an older film but uploaded in April 2019.

Napes Needle