/ NEWS: Cailean Harker Ground-Ups Christine, DWS 8a

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UKC News - on 25 Jul 2013
An unsuccessful attempt on Christine , 4 kbGloucestershire-based climbing coach, Cailean Harker, has just capitalised on a recent Deep Water Solo (DWS) run of form by making the 3rd DWS (and 1st Ground-up) ascent of Christine, 8a, at Long Quarry Point in Devon...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68235
The Pylon King on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News:

How can it be 'Ground up" if its above water?
puppythedog on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to The Pylon King: I guess as opposed to head pointing. Water up might be a more accurate term if you're too literally minded. I think the sentiment is clear.


Nice was Cailean, a thoroughly nice chap at that.
billb - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News: Awesome effort!
aln - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to The Pylon King:
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> How can it be 'Ground up" if its above water?

Didn't you read the article? That point was mentioned. Anyway, as pedant police shouldn't we be bemoaning "soloes".
aln - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to aln:
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> Didn't you read the article? That point was mentioned. Anyway, as pedant police shouldn't we be bemoaning "soloes".

And using question marks.
Adam Lincoln - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to The Pylon King:
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> How can it be 'Ground up" if its above water?

Read the article clever arse.
hoodmonkey - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News:


Surprise, surprise; a UK Climbing thread is hijacked by pedants.

Congratulations to Cailean.

Might be a good idea to have a sticky thread for people who break out in cold sweats when someone uses a colon instead of a semi-colon in error. That way the climbing threads can actually be about climbing.
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BrianT - on 26 Jul 2013
In reply to UKC News: Did he do the sit start?

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