TONY PENNING OVERVIEW
Tony has been climbing for over 40 years and now uses that experience to teach climbing in all of its forms.
His climbs have included The Cruise in The Black Canyon, ‘The Finger of Fate Route’ on The Titan, ‘The Brandler Hasse’ on The North Face of The Cima Grande, ‘The Bonatti Pillar’ on The Dru and ‘Mescalito’ on El Cap. As well as repeating these major climbs, Tony has over 400 first ascents in Greenland, The Alps, Morroco and the UK.
Tony has authored guide books in South Wales and the South West and was part of the team that produced the new Lower Wye Valley and Symonds Yat guides. Tony has been instructing climbing for 15 years, and holds the Mountain Instructor Award.