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24 Aug 2016

Franco Cookson has re-climbed Black Knight at the popular Sphinx buttress at Wainstones, North Yorkshire - the first ascent since the removal of the pegs, weighing in at E7 6c. The hairline crack was originally climbed as an artificial aid route in the 1960s and was free climbed in 1986 by Steve Brown at E5 6c. Following his ascent, all pegs were removed and the line became a more serious prospect. Read more

Franco Cookson making the first ascent of Black Knight at E7 6c, 75 kb

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