/ NEWS: James McHaffie - More Hard Sport and E8 Onsight
From Malham Cove bolt routes to Langdale trad routes, 'Caff' is on form.
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Yeh, I casually chat whilst on cutting edge V Diffs ;) It's when I start singing to myself that my belayer needs to watch out!
Good to see so much hard trad being done in the Lakes recently and I'll be interested to see the film when it comes out in November.
I've lost track: how many E8 onsights have there been?
This guy is a beast, although I thought 'Dawes Rides a Shovelhead' was now considered E7? Still a mighty fine effort like.
Is this the first onsight of Dawes Rides a Shovelhead? I've only ever heard of Headpoints. If so, surely Caff is the only person able to comment on the grade? The E-grade after all being for the onsight? Be interesting to hear his thoughts.
You know you're going well when you do two E5s to warm up!
yeh I reckon you could be right there Remus .
thats some serious climbing there fair play . .
According to Keith's blog Steve Mac also flashed birketts Eulogy Direct on the same day , quick Google gives that as E8 as well! Not a bad day for a 'sport climber'.
As ever, I think the gentleman doth protest to much! ;-) Steve's trad record is the envy of 99% of us.
Indeed, hence my quotes! Don't know much about eulogy direct but does sound like a day up there with the very best of trad onsighting
> The E-grade after all being for the onsight?
Ground up actually. And get back to revision Mr Dunc!
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