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Matt Helliker

Matt has always been passionate about being in the mountains. The physical and mental challenges they give him, together with the satisfaction he gains from them, are something that only climbing and skiing can bring.

Matt lives in Chamonix, works as an IFMGA mountain guide and is one of the UK’s most accomplished alpinists with a list of hard new routes and repeat ascents from the European Alps to the Greater Ranges. These include: FA The Cartwright Connection (AI6 A2 5.8 M6) Mount Hunter, North Buttress, Alaska; FA Eyes Wide Shut (ED1 M6) Mont Rouge di Greuvetta, North East Face, Mont Blanc Massif; Criptonite (8b) Tetto Sarre, Italy; FA Death or Glory (ED2 M5) Huantsan Sur, North East Buttress, Peru; FA Meltdown (AI5 M7) Mount Grosvenor, Ruth Gorge, Alaska; le spectre de l’Ottokar (8b+) Gorges du Tarn, France; FFA Birthright (M6) Grand Charmoz, Mont Blanc Massif; The Demon Direct (IX/9) Coire an Lochain, Scotland; Night Fever (M8) Tour Ronde, West Wall, Mont Blanc Massif; FA There’s a Moose Loose about thus Hoose (AI6 M8) Moose’s Tooth, East Face, Alaska; The Great Escape (VIII/IX), Coire an t-sneachda, Scotland; FA For Whom the Bell Tolls (AI5 M6+) Mount Church, Ruth Gorge, Alaska.

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Opportunities to see Matt Helliker

9.15 - 11.15 Saturday 17th

Black Diamond Rock & Ice Session

Meet two very different climbing specialists, Klemen Premrl and Calum Muskett, in an exciting session steered by the ever-psyched Matt Helliker.

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