/ NEWS: VIDEO: Brits in Spain - Sport Climbing Report
Gaz himself has ticked another F8c, with an ascent of Malsonando at Gandia (see video).
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=46766
good to see them uncovering some hard climbing in CB, and good to see Leah back on a rope.
and on the subject of harder stuff in the CB can i put in a vote for one of the best 7b's i've tried which is at Aventador:
would love to back and finish it off (nice to see some old school grades too as this would get 7b+ in Chorro!). Nice crag in a very pleasant situation which can be good for a few routes if you're runing out of stuff at Gandia.
Nice if a touch over-long video. I was distracted by all the goats in the cave though - really irritating - almost sounded like they were encouraging Gaz which was odd.
If you use spearhead in the sense I do it gotta be a very blunt and broad spearhead. In the spanish sport scene OS fr8a and redpoint 8c doesnt really seem to be that special unless you´re in mid teens. But maybe it´s just a lingual misunderstanding from my side? If not it looks like a post-colonial "Rule Britannia" kind of statement.
i tend to agree so maybe if it said that Gaz was spearheading some british ascents in spain rather than spearheading the whole spanish sport climbing scene then that might be more correct but then we would be getting a little bit pedantic.
I will tell the girls you said that tomorrow when I fly back to Spain. I must say I agree though, maybe Kate did get a little carried away.
:0) Sam Orange
Ye...not sure he is leading from the fore as far as spanish routes go. maybe the current british attempts.
and on another note, could the girl with the camera have been any more annoying?
come on Gaz, come on Gaz, COME ON GAZ, COME ON GAZ!!!
Say it enough times and it takes on another meaning!!
My goodness, some of you people get irritated easily. It's a bunch of mates shouting encouragement at a climber FFS. They're not doing for artistic reasons. You never been at a crag with a group of friends and someone going for a big redpoint?
Elsewhere on the site
Nick Livesey discovered the mountains of Snowdonia over a decade ago and finally moved there a year and a half ago, quitting a... Read more
A product review by James Turnbull. James Turnbull at Outside recently took the new Osprey Mutant 38 on a rigorous test in the... Read more
Skiing Baffin’s couloirs has been on my to do list ever since I saw Andrew McLean and Brad Barlage’s inspirational... Read more
As a long-standing name in the UK rockshoe market, Scarpa have a loyal following and many much-loved models. As a fan... Read more
WINTERFEST 2014 at Outside in Hathersage 6th and 7th December 2014 Outside's ever popular Winterfest event is back... Read more