Striving for the Moon
Quentin Lindfield-roberts made the likely first solo of Striving for the Moon VI WI5/6 on Mount Temple in a one-day push. He’d attempted the route a few years earlier, but was unsuccessful. His car-to-car time was just over 20 hours and he thanks Alik Berg for breaking trail into and out of the mountain. The big route was first climbed in 1992 by Barry Blanchard and Ward Robinson and wasn’t repeated until 2004 by Scott Semple, Greg Thaczuk and Eamonn Walsh in a 36-hour car-to-car push. Lindfield-roberts received the John Lauchlan Award for a trip to the Himalayas in 2019.