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Mark Garland first ascent of Tu'Shae
© MGrock, Oct 2006
Route: Tu'Shae (HVS 5a)
Camera used: Fuji MX-1500
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How can this be a first ascent if it was 'Soloed regularly by local climbers as far back as the mid 1970's'?
Blake - 17/Mar/14
If so blake that's great. Just getting it out there so people can find and enjoy all there is to offer. Some people won't climb something if it's not in a guidebook or graded. I'm not worried about claiming it or who did it first. It was un-recorded so I thought it was best in the public's eye. Sorry if that offended you.
MGrock - 18/Mar/14
Either way, E1 5B? Wtf, it's simple and you can lace it with gear, Severe I give it, others I know who've done it over the years give it no more than HS.
Blake - 02/Jun/14
Blake you are obviously a fantastic climber and find routes easy. Personally I would rather give a realistic/safe grade to avoid sandbagging or hurting someone. I would recommend someone of your climbing ability focus on something harder than this and not trouble yourself with the grade, after all a grade is subjective. BTW I would quite happily solo up to vs, but would not have been happy soloing this, hence I suggested this grade to reflect that. Again, sorry if the grade offends you.
MGrock - 02/Jun/14
I'm not personally offended, but this particular crag has a lot of historic significance with our club who have been based here for 60 years, it's neither a new route, nor is it anywhere near E15B... if you think this short 'route' is the same grade as The Plumb, or Barbarian, then I would have a think about trad grades and what they actually mean...
As for retorting by posting a bitchy comment on a photo I posted of a good friend of mine, I think you need to grow a pair.
Peace
Blake - 02/Jun/14
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