/ NEWS: Steve McClure Flashes the Traverse of the Gods

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UKC News - on 09 Jun 2011
Young, strong Steve (McClure) at Oliana. Not that young anymore, but apparently still quite strong., 4 kbSteve McClure has onsighted/flashed the Traverse of the Gods at the Lancashire bouldering venue of Craig y Longridge.

The boulder problem is a huge traverse of the entire cliff and is given a sport grade of F8b+.



Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=62604
Ian Patterson on 09 Jun 2011
In reply to UKC News:

Impressive stuff - to me the sections of the traverse (I have no designs on the whole thing ;) ) feel much easier once you have the beta, doing it straight off is amazing.

Just noticed that Steve was born in 1970, not bad for a 40 year old!
Double Knee Bar - on 09 Jun 2011
In reply to UKC News: Pretty impressive, visited this crag for the first time on Saturday and loved it.
Chris Harris - on 09 Jun 2011
In reply to UKC News: I see that "Going Down", the F8c+ traverse, doesn't seem to be on the crag route database. Or have I just missed it?
Adam Lincoln - on 09 Jun 2011
In reply to Chris Harris:
> (In reply to UKC News) I see that "Going Down", the F8c+ traverse, doesn't seem to be on the crag route database. Or have I just missed it?

Just added it.

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