/ NEWS: Brian 8c+ by Pete Dawson

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UKC News - on 04 Jul 2017
19 year old Pete Dawson has made the third ascent of Brian 8c+ at Anstey's Cove, Devon on Ferocity wall. The line was first climbed by Ken Palmer in 2003 and links together Poppy 8b+ and Tuppence Ha'penny 8b. It was originally graded at 8c, but second ascensionist Ellis Butler Barker upgraded it to 8c+ - a grade with which Pete agrees.

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alice fuller - on 04 Jul 2017
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Well Done Pete!
stp - on 04 Jul 2017
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Great story and interesting to hear confirmation of the upgrade, something which Pete appears in a good position to judge. Also pretty amazing effort by Ken Palmer back in 2003.

The route looks like it could do with an extra bolt judging by the rather long daisy chain of draws used on one bolt.
Ged Desforges - on 04 Jul 2017
Well done Pete, and nice pictures too Luke. Must be nice to be able to say you've ticked ferocity wall! Not
Many people capable of that.
Wood for Trees on 05 Jul 2017
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Awesome!
chrisweight - on 05 Jul 2017
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Top work, yoof!
cwarby - on 06 Jul 2017
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Good job. Looks a horrible move at 4:44, don't fancy that!!
Chris
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PeteCheung - on 12 Jul 2017
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Great effort Pete. Well done!

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