/ NEWS: Hard New Boulder Ascents For Wilson & Newman
Joe Wilson and Tom Newman have both put up a hard new boulder problem each recently. Joe climbed the first ascent of†Blood Sport Lefthand, at Shaftoe Crags, a lefthand variant on an Andy Earl 8A+/B, Earl thought the Lefthand would be around 8B. Tom Newman has added a sit-start to Ben Bransby's†Three Hundred Pound Musclin' Man,†calling it†An Extra Pound of Musclin' Man,†and grading it 8A...†
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Just so you know, I didn't give Bloodsport LH a grade. I heard Andy gave it a projected grade of 8B and he's certainly more of an authority on this than I am.
Congrats Joe! Again, good to hear you're still cranking! Keep up the good work
Strange problem, the second one. The arÍte is out, presumably.
An Extra Pound of Musclin' Man looks quality. Nice one!
The new problem is the second one, the first one the vid shows is Ben's Wall (7C?) which is an eliminate.
Ah, right, thanks. Is that why it says Ben's Wall in the corner of the screen, then?!
The _first_ problem shown is Ben's Wall, correctly labeled - an eliminate 7c.
The second unlabeled problem, just below & left of The Groove & Fern Hill, by the looks of things, is the one with the new sit start.
Nice job on the problems guys, but that article is really hard to understand! Its just a jumble of words, took me ages to even work out what crags we were talking about!
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