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James McHaffie, AKA 'Caff', has joined the DMM Climbing Team. Well-known for his E7 and E8 onsights he was described in Climb magazine (Nov 2011) “as the most accomplished onsight trad climber in Britain.”
However, last year it wasn't his bold trad ascents that were making the headlines but his sport climbing ability, with an historic repeat of Neil Carson's Big Bang F9a – the first since it was established in 1995. For a more in-depth look at James' climbing career have a read of his profile on the DMM website and over at jamesmchaffie.com
James commented on joining DMM: “I'm really impressed with the quality of the kit and the fact that the hardware is made in Wales, giving a real boost to the local economy.”
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