/ NEWS: Dave MacLeod Is Back - 8c After Foot Operation

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UKC News - on 06 Feb 2013
Dave MacLeod on Ben Nevis, where he famously completed the hardest traditional rock climb in the world, the ungraded Echo Wall., 3 kbDave MacLeod suffered ankle and foot injuries in a climbing accident last autumn, but has returned to form very quickly, climbing an 8c sport route on a recent trip to Spain.

Dave's accident occurred when was lowered off the end of the rope whilst sport climbing, falling just a few feet, but clipping his foot on a ledge.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67795

Cameron94 on 06 Feb 2013
In reply to UKC News: Good to hear.
Does anyone know if Dave has big plans in the pipeline for this winter?
Mark Collins - on 06 Feb 2013
In reply to UKC News: Thanks for the this. I feel less of a d*ck now for being involved in a similar accident, using someone elses rope many years ago. Glad Dave is well on the mend, and it just goes to show that anyone can make a mistake. You just can't be too careful out there.
Scarab - on 06 Feb 2013
In reply to UKC News:

Wow, if he can do 8a indoors he can do 8c outdoors. That is indeed odd but makes sense.
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SteveRi - on 08 Feb 2013
Over on the other channel we find he's signed up for the West Highland Way. Awesomeness http://www.ukclimbing.com/forums/t.php?t=531112&v=1

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