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VIDEO - Pete Robins on The Boston Struggler, E6 6b, Gogarth

© Jack Geldard

Pete Robins on The Boston Struggler, E5/6 6b, Gogarth

Pete Robins is one of a group of talented trad climbers currently residing in North Wales.  In this short film he does battle with the not-so-conventional Gogarth E5/6 'The Boston Struggler'.

George Smith (the first ascentionist) watches on with glee, as Pete realises that when it comes to the rack, George has given him "all the wrong sizes and not enough of them..."

What exactly does Pete call George right at the end?


This clip was going to appear in the upcoming film 'Upside Down Wales', but the film team over in Wales kindly gave it to UKClimbing.com instead. More info on Upside Down Wales will be released on UKC soon - watch this space.

Want to meet Pete Robins? Here is an in-depth profile: http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=1016


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18 Sep, 2008
I'd love to meet Pete in the Flesh - he sounds like such a hunk! mmmmnnnn
18 Sep, 2008
Watch it Rorster!
19 Sep, 2008
cheers for the clip jack, keep up the good work.
19 Sep, 2008
great footage....certainly beats the Ab-Shaper 2000 for a workout!
25 Sep, 2008
Brilliant! Everything about that clip sums up why I love British Trad climbing so much. Onsighting, sandbagging, hard climbing and Pete who's quite simply a top bloke! The Ent
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