/ NEWS: MacLeod - Stunning New Torridon E8
"If it was on grit, the arete left of The Torridonian on Seana Mheallan would be one of the hailed true grit classics."
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=48026
That looks stunning. I can't wait to get up there in a few weeks.
Kolus: Google tells me it's a supernatural bird which has the ability to transform into a man. Classy route name.
That'll answer the question "What's he done on Torridonian sandstone though?" I guess...
Torridonian sandstone is one of the finest rock types Iíve ever seen. Itís very similar to Gritstone and, sometimes, Northumbrian sandstone, but better on the whole, than both.
Never a truer word said :o)
I often think "why would anyone go to Torridon to climb 50' gritstone - I mean, I climb single pitch because there's nothing else in Durham"
Looking at Mr MacLeod's blog, and the 'photos, I think I begin to understand.
It's 30 metres long.
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