/ NEWS: Winter Ramsay Round Record Broken

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UKC News - on 14 Dec 2012
Tom still going strong in the Mamores, 3 kbOn Wednesday 12 December site user Tom Phillips set a new record on the Ramsay Round in winter, shaving about three hours from the previous best time on this Scottish hill running mega-classic

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67677
Stu Tyrrell on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News: Well done Tom!
a lakeland climber on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Well done Tom.

Perhaps "Best Time" would be more accurate than "Record" given that conditions can vary so much for different attempts?

ALC
JamesRoddie - on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News:

A massive undertaking and a great achievement. And what a day for it!
Jon Wickham - on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News: Well done Tom! A cracking account of his summer round here: http://www.w-o-w.com/ARTICLES/ramsay-round/

Also great account of Shane Ohly's winter round and attempt here: http://www.shaneohly.com/articles/2012/02/01/Charlie_Ramsay_Winter_Round_Attempt/ . The 2008 round makes particularly good reading.
robert-hutton on 14 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News:
Hi Tom "Well done"
Rob Hutton
Mick B - on 15 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News: Nice one Tom.
IainRUK - on 15 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News: Great one, almost no moon as well so that would have made the night sections doubly hard. I think Tom's done 4 rounds in not much over a year.. fairly sure he did his Paddy to make it 3 in the year.. then this..
Darren Jackson - on 16 Dec 2012
In reply to IainRUK:
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> ... I think Tom's done 4 rounds in not much over a year.. fairly sure he did his Paddy to make it 3 in the year.. then this..

The mind, as they say, boggles. Nails.

... Still - in the best tradition of this site - I can't help but ask what has he done on grit?
IainRUK - on 16 Dec 2012
In reply to Darren Jackson: In fact it could be two years.. maybe it was last summer I helped on his paddy.. I'm not sure now..
Tom Phillips - on 16 Dec 2012
In reply to IainRUK:

Time flies! This is my first round this year. My last round was the Paddy last July.
Euge - on 17 Dec 2012
In reply to UKC News: That is fantastic... well done.
biscuit - on 17 Dec 2012
In reply to Darren Jackson:
> (In reply to IainRUK)
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> The mind, as they say, boggles. Nails.
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> ... Still - in the best tradition of this site - I can't help but ask what has he done on grit?

I first started climbing with Tom in the Lancashire quarries and can confirm he's not bad at all :0)
Tom Phillips - on 23 Dec 2012

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