Arm-Sapping Boulder Traverse for Steve McClureby Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Jul/2010
This news story has been read 9,835 times
Paul's original traverse weighed in at approximately F8c+ (although the traverse is a boulder problem, it is so long that route grades are a more logical way of gauging the difficulty) and Steve McClure says of his more direct finish: "Keeping low is the only rule and it's much harder than the original".
Steve's new section, which is added on to an already desperately hard and pumpy traverse is 17 moves long and "somewhere between V9 and V11".
As reported in a previous UKC article on GCSE Climbing, September marks the start of a revamped GCSE syllabus in a number of... Read more
The fourth round of the IFSC Lead World Cup took place in Imst, Austria this weekend. A permanent fixture on the IFSC... Read more
This week's Friday Night Video comes from Abstract Normality Media and Wild Country, featuring Spanish climber Jose Olivares... Read more
Steve McClure returned from a week-long New Year trip to Chulilla with an impressive list of routes above 8a -... Read more
Steve McClure has made the first repeat of Neil Mawson's route Choronzon E10 (8b+) at Flimston Bay in Pembroke. Its... Read more