/ NEWS: VIDEO: The wheel of life direct, ~8C+
12 May 2004, Dai Koyamada managed to link through a bunch of existing problems in the Hollow Mountain Cave to create...
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Absolutely insane! Fantastic vid...cheers for that :-)
Are there any easy moves?
Presumably the direct finish and the original finish are problems n their own right, any idea of their respective, stand-alone, grades?
Yes i was impressed with that, great stuff!
According to comments elsewhere, the original finish is similar to a V8 called "Rave Heart" whilst this direct finish is similar to a V11 called "Dead Can't Dance".
> According to comments elsewhere, the original finish is similar to a V8 called "Rave Heart" whilst this direct finish is similar to a V11 called "Dead Can't Dance".
Both finishes do the crux of Dead Can't Dance. The direct finish is on big holds, but more moves.
> Very impressive.
> Are there any easy moves?
Yep, there are some proper jugs in the roof. Hence the rest points.
You're really referring to this as a problem? Come on - it's a route, no?
Impressive either way, like. But for me it's more route than problem.
Magnificent. Beautiful. Original!
Great video and really aesthetic to watch such a long and well practiced sequence
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