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16 Dec 2014

Steve Dunning has made what is likely the tenth ascent of The New Statesman, the classic and bold gritstone arete at the Cow and Calf Rocks, Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

"It's very impressive John Dunne doing back in the day - 27 years ago - as not only must it have been way ahead of the other grit routes at the time but the difficulty of the crux would have been as hard as anything on the boulders in Yorkshire." commented Steve after his ascent... Read more

Steve Dunning repeating The New Statesman - E9, 41 kb

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