Watch Gord McArthur Send ‘World’s Hardest Mixed Route’

At D16, Storm Giant is a brutally tough ascent. It passes about 50 quickdraws over 80 meters and most of the climbing is upside-down.

Gord McArthur took three years to complete the first ascent of Storm Giant in British Columbia. This video from Outdoor Research tells the story.

Though the video calls it a “mixed route,” it looks like a drytooling route the whole way through. And the D16 grade supports that.

Want to learn more? Check out an interview on the OR blog.

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