/ NEWS: Dave Macleod Frees Pabbay's Great Arch, E8 6c

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UKC News - on 03 Jul 2013
Donald King and Dave Macleod on the boat back to Barra, 3 kbDave Macleod has just made the First Free Ascent (FFA) of 'The Great Arch', on the Hebridean Island of Pabbay, Scotland. Climbing with Donald King, Dave headed to Pabbay with the sole focus of trying the line, it having previously repelled two very strong teams. The route was originally climbed by Dave 'Cubby' Cuthbertson and Lynn Hill in 1997 with one point of aid...

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Tom F Harding on 03 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News:


Is there potential for a harder direct line up through the lower, bigger, roof?
royal - on 03 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News:
What at epic looking cliff. Great line.
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Ramblin dave - on 03 Jul 2013
In reply to royal:
Agreed - awesome!

t_f_c - that main roof must be huge, though...

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