/ NEWS: Pembroke DWS Mega Project Falls to Neil Gresham
Olympiad (8b), climbs a compact, leaning wall that has been described as one of the great DWS challenges in Pembroke...
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Looks very good and impressive. Where is it exactly?
Neil looks more like an Olympian than an Olympiad </pedant>
Cunningly enough I think he's been working on this line for a while and it maybe 4 years before someone does it again. He deserves gold for getting this route in due to access and the nature of DWS. I wonder if anyone will on-sight it ground-up or water-up ...
Amazing effort Neil.
An unbelieveable effort on a very intimidating route. We take our hat off to Neil completely. And what a momentous day to have completed it. Such a modest and grounded individual too. A great example to the climbing world. Please to have been part of the celebration back at Manobier YHA.
But he didn't climb it from the start? How can that count as a proper tick?
> But he didn't climb it from the start? How can that count as a proper tick?
Oh dear, someone who can't even be bothered to read the article.
As is stated in the article he gave up on the portaledge idea because he thought it would be more ethical to do the route without, the route starts from a cave.
Where do you think it should start, underwater? On the Seabed?
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