/ UPDATED/VIDEO: McHaffie & Bullock - "World's Softest Route"

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UKC News - on 06 Jul 2009
[James McHaffie climbing the first pitch of Rubble E7 6a - Gogarth, 3 kb]James McHaffie and Nick Bullock have repeated Rubble E7 6a, 6a, 5a
Reported on the DMM Website:
A repeat of an E7 by James McHaffie and Nick Bullock may not seem like 'hold the front page' news by today's standards, but then Rubble is no ordinary route. A clue to the route's nature lies in its...

NOW WITH VIDEO:

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=48228
Tom Last - on 06 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

I love the way that the sun comes out and everyone in Britain gets on the Choss, first Franco et al on the Whitestone Traverse, now this.

What heap of crumbling shite will fall next I wonder? A continuous ascent of 'Reasons to Be Fearful' maybe?


Love it, good work.
mlmatt - on 06 Jul 2009
In reply to Queequeg:

Maybe someone will go and do "big thursday" XS ABO in Dinorwig!
Dave Warburton - on 06 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News: I reckon that might just be going on a certain someones wishlist...
Kyuzo on 06 Jul 2009
In reply to Queequeg:

"I love the way that the sun comes out and everyone in Britain gets on the Choss"

Couldn't agree more.

Brilliant account of the route - I love the "hanging flange of death" remark.
In reply to UKC News: Now with video!

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Jack
Toccata on 07 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Does the lack of helments add an E grade?
petestack - on 07 Jul 2009
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

Or Ctrl + F5!
In reply to Toccata:

> Does the lack of helments add an E grade?

Don't want to sound like someones mum, but the video seems to suggest that at least the belayer wearing a lid would seem a good idea! :-)
Tom Last - on 07 Jul 2009
In reply to Kyuzo:
> (In reply to Queequeg)
>
> "I love the way that the sun comes out and everyone in Britain gets on the Choss"
>
> Couldn't agree more.
>
> Brilliant account of the route - I love the "hanging flange of death" remark.

They're all at it see!

http://davemacleod.blogspot.com/2009/07/prophet-of-purism.html
Paz - on 07 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Good shit boys.
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Henry Iddon - on 08 Jul 2009
In reply to UKC News:

Good skills!

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