Leo Houlding is in Guyana to fulfill his childhood dream: free climbing the tip of Mt. Roraima (2,810 m), located in the Amazon rain forest
Houlding, 39, is one of the best climbers in Britain. His expedition to Mount Roraima will last a month and aims to free climb a 600-meter wall at the tip of
The expedition, which began on November 4.
Only to get to the base of the mountain, the team will have to travel 50 km through the jungle.
Currently the team is doing the approach trek, with 6 local guides leading the way into the jungle. The summit is scheduled for December 5th.
Houlding leads a team of alpinists Anna Taylor, Wilson Cutbirth and Waldo Etherington.
Mt. Roraima, on the border between Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana, has a flat top.
It climbed for the first time in 1973 by the British Hamish MacInnis, Joe Brown, Don Whillans & Mo Anthoine.
Source: Mountain blog.it