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Topic - NEW ARTICLE: The Long Reach - A day on the Etive Slabs

UKC Articles - on 08 Aug 2012
Neil following the rising traverse above the roof on pitch 3, 4 kbIn this article Neil Foster describes an adventurous day out on the classic Etive Slabs. These perfect blank walls are home to many bold friction climbs, and their low angle means that climbing is possible almost anywhere... if you can keep your head. Did Neil?

"The crack wasn't really a crack, any runner placements were more illusory than real, and the climbing was extremely precarious and sustained. Worse still, there was a layer of lichen on the holds, making it hard to adopt the relaxed style that was really needed..."

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4823

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