MacLeod Climbs Classic Magic Wood 8B+by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor May/2012
This news story has been read 4,159 times
There he has climbed New Base Line (8B+).
Dave commented on his blog:
"Woohoo! I'm well pleased I did one of my long term dream climbs - New Base Line 8B+ in Magic Wood. It is one of the most iconic hard problems on the planet and I've seen so many pictures of the world's best boulderers on it and thought it looked line an inspiring line. For years I've wanted to come and try it, but I expected it would only be to see how hard it was. I didn't really dare to think I could do it.
I was able to climb it a lot faster than I expected, on my third session."
Adam Ondra is now back in Flatanger where he intends to work some of his remaining projects. On his way there he made a couple of... Read more
In June, Alex Megos came over to the UK for some unfinished business. He had very briefly tried Hubble back in 2013 and was... Read more
Dave MacLeod has made the third ascent of Adam Hocking's lakeland route The Keswickian, E8 7a at Gouther Crags.... Read more
Dave MacLeod has made the third ascent of Dave Birkett's Return of the King E9 6c on Scafell in the Lake District. Adam... Read more
22 year-old Nathan Phillips has just returned from a successful month-long trip to Averstal (AKA: Magic Wood), Switzerland, where... Read more