/ NEWS: Bob Hickish - Hard New Routes - E8 and 8c

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UKC News - on 21 Sep 2011
The routes in Blacker's Hole, Dorset, 4 kbBob Hickish has added a hard new sport route to Blackers Hole in Dorset. His new 8c route Endeavour is described:

Start up Infinite Gravity to level with the 10th bolt, swing out left past a large hanging spike and underneath the big roof to deposit you at the bottom of the hanging 30 degree orange wall that makes the other side of the huge ships prow...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=64181

jacobjlloyd - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to UKC News: Nice one Bob! Glad to hear the giant finally fell : )
Ben Thorne - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to UKC News:

8c in Dorset. Pretty momentous day.
Jack_F - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to UKC News: Good stuff! Berry head ranks fairly highly in my favourite places to climb! Does anyone one know whether the other E8 has been repeated there??
Kafoozalem - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to Jack_F:
Pretty sure Ken Palmer has done Cocoon (E8 6c)
teddy - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to Kafoozalem:

Yes he did, I remember him repeating it in the 90's. 8a on dodgy pegs
steve taylor - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to UKC News:

Excellent news for Dorset, and great to see Bob pushing the sport and trad limits on the South Coast.
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Dave Henderson - on 21 Sep 2011
In reply to teddy:

... apparently with a good Friend 4 in the middle of the roof. I believe some of the pegs are now missing and it's had no attention for some time (that I've heard of anyway)...

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