/ NEWS: Good Day for Pearson - E8, E8, E9
In terms of 'grades' perhaps the most successful day of the trip was at Nesscliffe, when James Pearson racked up an astonishing E8 flash, E8 onsight and E9 headpoint in a single day.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67151
Good write up, its a shame Nesscliffe turned out to be the last climbing day of the trip, I thought there was more to come after that?
Where in Pembroke is The Jackals? I can't find it on the UKC logbook system.
> Good write up, its a shame Nesscliffe turned out to be the last climbing day of the trip, I thought there was more to come after that?
Me too. I thought they were coming to Scotland?
Looks from the pic like it's about 60ft left of point blank...
Scotland was scheduled for the beginning of the trip but sadly the weather had big plans!
Cool, I didn't notice anything on Twitter, did they get up them or do we have to wait for another news article?
Or NI for that matter
"Scotland was scheduled for the beginning of the trip but sadly the weather had big plans!" To be honest I don't think many would be psyched by a film of top climbers climbing VSes in the rain
> "Scotland was scheduled for the beginning of the trip but sadly the weather had big plans!" To be honest I don't think many would be psyched by a film of top climbers climbing VSes in the rain
I saw a film on tv years ago with Whillance on Raven Crag, Thirlmere, in the rain "training" on on some E4. The banter between reporter and Pete went something like "Does climbing in the rain make much difference"? "Nah, you just drop a grade".
Then, of course, there was Tim Emmetts epic last pitch on the Strone Ulladale live broadcast.
well frankly, since they did not plan any climbing in nottinghamshire it could not be called a tour of the UK even if they did go to scotland.
man up FFS.
2007 Hard rock routes ticked by Rich mayfield and Mark Stevenson, most in the rain! :0)
Sam the driver and chef!!
Poor journalism all round anyway. As they say, "facts, facts, facts". A trip to Wales and a couple of English crags is hardly an "Odyssey around the UK". Unless you're a webpage editor based in London.
Man up next time James and give Dave MacLeod a call.
Seriously though, all round good effort by all.
You seem to be the one with difficulty understanding what quotations marks mean.
Two E8 insights and an E9 in a day are obviously irrelevant because they didn't care to go to Scotland to sit in a van and watch the rain.
Does anyone care about huge climbing achievements?
Well done, everyone.
you realise where you are, right.
Well, I was in Chester when I posted this morning and I'm in Newcastle now ;p
I'd just love to see a news story about fantastic achievements like these that isn't then followed by a load of sniping about the personalities/journalism/hair colour of the people involved.
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