16 years old Toby Roberts on Hubble!
What a result!29 October 2021
Toby Roberts repeats Hubble, historical 9a.
Back in 1990 the good old Ben Moon copied the crux of a route in his home gym, for trying aìhard and grabbing the FA. Hi got the first ascent and to this extreme route in Raven Tor gave the name “Hubble”, proposing 8c+. In those years, it was the hardest grade in the world.
After ten years from the FA, Toby Roberts was born. Then he started to climb and he started to becoming stronger and stronger. Meanwhile, Hubble becoming 9a. Toby grows and in October 2021 he climbed Batman, a huge classic 9a/+ of 35 meters. After it, he decided to to measure himself on a short and powerful line, the one composite by and 8B+ boulder and a short 7c could be the right one. Toby Roberts, at age 16, climbs Hubble.
From Toby Roberts’ IG page