New UK Winter Route - World's Hardest?by Roberta Jinglestop from Lowland Ramblers Jan/2008
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UKC's evergreen roving reporter - Roberta Jinglestop has some amazing info on a cutting edge first ascent, breaking barriers in UK winter climbing standards:
"I'm very pleased to be able to report an outstanding and ground breaking new route on Ben McNaughty, the bastion of winter climbing in Tunbridge Wells." Writes Roberta.
THE KNOW-HOW is graded XXII 17 and takes the obvious line on the over-hanging onion, near the summit of Ben McNaughty.
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