Dave MacLeod Hits Swiss Boulders - 8B/+by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Apr/2012
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Dave commented on his blog:
"I went across the river and made a quick ascent of Conquistador Direct 8B/+ which was recently put up and the video of it looked excellent... It was just as good as it looked although I did have a grumble to myself about the heat making in hard to squeeze the pinches. It's really made me realise how lucky we are in Scotland with frequent good conditions thanks to the almost permanent wind!"
And here's the video:
There's more info on Dave's Blog.
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