Beinn Bahn, Scotland. This follows swiftly on from their repeat of The Secret and their new route Omerta (UKC News).
The God Delusion, which was first climbed on the 10th of December 2008 by Pete Benson and Guy Robertson (see UKC News) tackles the frighteningly steep wall next to Moran's infamous route The God Father (VIII,8) from back in 2002.
Moran has written an excellent and gripping account of this recent ascent of The God Delusion on his blog:
"Forget the notion of easy introductory pitches on Beinn Bhan. As soon as you are five metres up this wall you feel exposed and committed. The angles of rock and turf prove steeper than imagined and decent protection is hard to find. I scuttled up a chimney, traversed a terrace then tufted a short wall to a poor stance. The second pitch looked like an elegant ramp, but harboured a desperate mantelshelf on to an overhung ledge that jolted our confidence. We were now in the heart of the blank lower walls..."
Full story - Martin's Blog.
For a full UKC Article on an attempt at The Godfather - check out Es Tresidder's Meeting the Godfather.
For a free full resolution topo of Coire nan Fhamhair - go to this Rockfax Page
Pete Macpherson runs the Macpherson Mountaineering Shop in Inverness.
Martin Moran is a fully qualified Mountain Guide and offers courses, guiding and instruction.
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