/ NEWS: New IX,9 for Bullock and Robertson

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UKC News - on 14 Feb 2012
Guy Robertson in the groove of Steep Frowning Glories, 5 kbNick Bullock and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of Winter Black Spout Wall (IX,9).

"It will go to the left." I shout but I can hear the gnashing of teeth and the cursing of my southern weakness, "The left, the left, traverse off the line, raaaa, never!"

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jas wood - on 14 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News: well done folks looks a buck snorter, some hard stuff getting done this season :o)
Aonach - on 14 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News:
Just out of interest, how many multi-starred rock routes does this link up encompass? Three? 7 stars in total??
Neil Adams - on 14 Feb 2012
In reply to UKC News: Slightly old news now but good to see this ascent getting some attention. Black Spout Wall has been a long-standing objective for a few folks (out of my league of course!) but it takes a special kind of climber to set off up a summer E6 to outflank the thin pitch on the E3 line!
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frost - on 14 Feb 2012
In reply to Neil Adams: Maybe, but this was probably done as the easier option, at least thats how it looks from the start.

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