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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: GGG...Gogarth! An article by Stevie Haston

UKC Articles - on 11 Jan 2011
Stevie Haston abseiling in to North Stack Wall, Gogarth, 4 kbIn his latest article on UKC, Stevie Haston tells tales of Gogarth, that wonderful arena of terror on Anglesey, North Wales.

"Of course, it was very different for the early pioneers, with their antiquated racks of inadequate gear. The route that bears the crag's name, Gogarth, was so loose it was likened to a jigsaw of sabres, literally a field of rock, covered in hanging spikes and by all accounts not that enjoyable for many years. The route and its low grade hide the true dangers of the early ascents, and many of the easier routes have similar ghastly histories..."

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3319

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