Stevie Haston - New E8 on Craig Dorysby Simon Panton / Ground Up Sep/2009
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Stevie Haston made a return visit to his old stomping grounds in North Wales, ostensibly to visit his family and friends, but also with a view to continuing the development of one of his favourite crags, the alarmingly serious Craig Dorys down on the Lleyn Peninsular.
First up was Bam, Bam E8 6b, a truly mind blowing route up the steep ground in between Bobok and The Gross Clinic on the Stigmata Buttress.
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