31/01/2017 17:20:22

Words by NeedleSports

Needle Sports’ Staff – Luke Jones

Photo above: Luke having overcome the roof on the bold top pitch on Mirror, Mirror… (E1, 5b, 5a), Pillar Rock




A keen climber on rock and ice, Luke is also a joiner in his spare time. He has been greatly involved in developments at Bram Crag Quarry but his talents are not limited to sport climbing as his recent lead of The Devil’s Alternative (E6, 6b) at Shepherd’s Crag shows.




Above: Luke on the technically straightforward but unprotected lower section on the top pitch on Mirror, Mirror… (E1, 5b, 5a), Pillar Rock.

Sou Sou West Climb p1 fa Luke Hughes
Above: Luke on pitch 1 on the first ascent of Sou’ Sou’ West Climb (E1, 4c, 4a, 5b), Pillar Rock in 2017.