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UKC News - on 06 Jan 2014
Matt Cousins on 'Temptation' (English 6b), 3 kb

In this item, Tom Gore rounds up what has been an incredible year for climbing in the South East with many new and hard routes and problems being put up, including the audacious first solo ascent of Chimaera, English 7a/font 7C+...




Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68628
Fishmate - on 07 Jan 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Good effort Tom, thanks for the post and definitely one of the more interesting posts in recent months ;) Are there any sites posting regularish updates of SE activity beyond the Facebook hard climbs page?

Definitely a great year. Having looked up at Chimera on many an occasion, Matt's solo was a fantastic achievement. It would be interesting to hear Dave Turner's thoughts. I'm sure he mentioned it took him 15 mins to top out on the first ascent, so I wonder if he thought this would ever get done solo.

Good work on the Refried boulder at Happy btw. Was a nice surprise.
Choss on 07 Jan 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Did anything of note happen on the chalk last year?
johncoxmysteriously - on 07 Jan 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Blimey, is Nottingham really in the SE? Still, interesting report, and not just for this.

jcm
dickie01 - on 08 Jan 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Really good report enjoyed reading it. Lots of good video's and photo's too
daimon - on 08 Jan 2014
In reply to Fishmate:

You should check www.southernsandstoneclimbs.co.uk
Its all things Sandstone in the South-East.
Fishmate - on 08 Jan 2014
In reply to daimon: thanks Daimon, funnily enough I got an FB invite to like that site yesterday.


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