James 'Caff' McHaffie recently made the first ascent of a route on the Milestone Buttress in the Ogwen Valley, North Wales. He named the route The Ambassador, originally graded the route E8 6c but changed this to E8 7a after heading back with Pete Robins.
In reply to psychomansam: no doubt someone will disagree with me here, but I would say there needs to be a little more justification for declaring a project untouchable besides "I found it first". If it is a project that a climber has put a considerable amount of work into then asking others to let him finish it is understandable. But if the climber hasn't touched the route for over a year it's hardly reasonable to claim ownership of a project. Understandable with sport perhaps due to the time, effort and expense if bolting a line, but far less so with trad in my opinion.