Big Saturday for Stanage - Ned Feehally & Ryan Pasquillby Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Nov/2008
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They're not the only ones. The UK climbing scene is going strong. Top young climbers are pushing through the ranks and older, wiser grit-masters are still out there, showing what is possible with sloping holds and freezing conditions.
Ned reports some of his activities from last Saturday (with photo) on the Big Stone Blog, the highlights of which are pasted below:
"...we met up with Ryan Pasquill and did Shine On (E7 6C) ground up above pads, he then did Cemetery Waits (also E7 6C) in the same style... ...After this we headed over to Silk – an old Dawes E5 6C (which he on sighted in EBs back in the day - hero!!)... ...Finally I finished off the day by doing Careless Torque (ground up, of course) [Highball Font 8A / Old school E6/7 7a ]..."
You can read more about Ned Feehally on his site: www.beastmaker.co.uk
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