/ NEWS: New Font 8A+ on Yorkshire Grit by Tom Peckitt
Walking up to the crag in summer heat yesterday, Tom wasn't full of hope for succeeding on the problem...
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Never heard it before.
Reach dependent... Pretty much in this case, unless you can reach the hold without cutting loose, it will be much harder.
Generally used when problems are "lanky" but can also apply if a problem is very bunched and therefore easier for the short.
morphology : The size, shape, and structure of an organism or one of its parts....
Ah yes, I should probably have explained the morpho comment in more detail; thanks for picking that up.
To be honest I dislike the term morpho and rarley use it. All problems feel differnt for each individual so you may apply the "morpho" term to all/most climbing. A person's morphology tends to determine their strenghts and weaknesses.
I decided to use that terminolgy for this problem as the difficulty lies in reaching the holds and toe hook.
To see a bit more info about that day (like the vid of an army helicopter hovering in very close proximity to us) and a sequence of shots showing the moves have a look at the Beyond Hope Blog:
Solid effort on some amazing moves.
Oh no,not at all. No need to apologise. I completely understand why you asked and I'm glad someone answered you before I did.
I just thought I'd expalin a little. Thanks for your positive comment.
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