/ NEWS: Alex Megos Climbs Hard UK Sport; 8c & More

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UKC News - on 28 Mar 2014
Alex Megos climbing Unjustified, 8c, at Malham, 5 kbGerman climbing superstar Alex Megos has just had a very successful trip to the UK where after coming 2nd in the CWIF, he managed to climb a lot of hard and classic routes very quickly, including Mecca, 8b+, and Unjustified, 8c...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=68811
Lee Proctor - on 28 Mar 2014
In reply to UKC News:

"In Wales there is not so much really good sport climbing and not that much bouldering"

That's going to stir up the locals !!
Luke Owens - on 28 Mar 2014
In reply to UKC News:

"In Wales there is not so much really good sport climbing and not that much bouldering"

Not that much bouldering?! You've got to be kidding me...
Micky J - on 28 Mar 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Raindogs 2nd go ... get in !!!
Alun - on 28 Mar 2014
In reply to Luke Owens:

> Not that much bouldering?! You've got to be kidding me...

There are more bouldering problems within a 10 mile radius of my house (just outside Barcelona) than then are in the entirety of North Wales. Quantity is not the same as quality though!
silo - on 29 Mar 2014
In reply to Luke Owens:
At his level , probably not!
Adam Lincoln - on 29 Mar 2014
In reply to silo:
> At his level , probably not!

Shows how much you know about Welsh bouldering then.
Post edited at 11:08
silo - on 29 Mar 2014
In reply to Adam Lincoln:

Hueco Tanks, Texas

Ozark Mountains, Arkansas

Buttermilks, Bishop, California

Joe's Valley, Utah

Stanage Edge, United Kingdom

Ticino, Switzerland

Fountainbleu, France

Rocklands, South Africa

Askole, Pakistan

Castle Hill, New Zealand
Here are a few places he might prefer!
Adam Lincoln - on 29 Mar 2014
In reply to silo:

> Stanage Edge, United Kingdom

so you are contradicting yourself here. You say there isn't much for his level in Wales, yet you state Stanage as being suitable. With just 1 8b? Wales has 10 8b's that are really good, in the same size area size as stanage alone.
jimtitt - on 29 Mar 2014
In reply to Luke Owens:

> "In Wales there is not so much really good sport climbing and not that much bouldering"

> Not that much bouldering?! You've got to be kidding me...

He comes from the Frankenjura, hes right.
silo - on 01 Apr 2014
In reply to Adam Lincoln:

It was just a copy an paste I couldn't be arsed to delete it!
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Blake - on 01 Apr 2014
In reply to UKC News:

Another dig at Welsh climbing - possibly the most culturally rich and climbing diverse area in the world.

He is German though.

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