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28 Apr 2015

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has made the second female ascent of Austrian Oak 8b at Malham Cove. First climbed by John Dunne in 1988, Austrian Oak is a short and bouldery route described as "A hard and well-travelled line on side-pulls and undercuts." Read more

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Austrian Oak 8b, 103 kb

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