F8c+ for Steve McClure

by Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Feb/2011
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+The awesome cave of Santa Linya, 229 kbThe awesome cave of Santa Linya
© Jack Geldard
+Steve McClure climbing the F8c+ route of Blomu at Santa Linya, Spain, 204 kbSteve McClure climbing the F8c+ route of Blomu at Santa Linya, Spain
© Steve Crowe

Steve McClure has climbed the 35m limestone sport route of Blomu (F8c+) at Santa Linya, Spain.

Santa Linya is a huge limestone cave near Lleida in northern Spain and is home to many extremely hard routes including Neanderthal - the F9b super-route from Chris Sharma.

Steve mentioned his quick tick of the F8c+ in the recent interview he gave for UKClimbing.com (McClure Interview).

Steve climbed the route on his third day, taking an early start to get cold conditions. The heat had thwarted his efforts on his second day.


Steve McClure is sponsored by Marmot , Petzl , Beal , Five Ten

Thanks go to Steve Crowe for the photo with this report.

 

 

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