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FRI NIGHT VID: Bound By Tradition - Larcher and Pearson discuss Tribe

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 UKC News 23 Apr 2021
James Pearson on Tribe

Jacopo Larcher andĀ James Pearson sit down and discussĀ Tribe, a route that Jacopo made the first ascent of in 2019 and a contender for the hardest trad route in the world. James repeated the line in 2020 and believed it to have the hardest set of moves that he had done on a trad route.



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 peter.herd 26 Apr 2021

Nice wee film that.

 CaelanB 28 Apr 2021
In reply to UKC News:

Whilst it's unlikely because of its logistical commitments, I'd still love to see someone else do Echo Wall. I feel like it sort of gets forgotten/sidelined in these "hardest trad route" discussions.

Though, I guess at the end of the day which is "hardest" perhaps doesn't matter too much. They're all great lines and their various ascentionists enjoyed the challenge.

 Michael Gordon 28 Apr 2021
In reply to CaelanB:

It's difficult when they're both reluctant to talk about grades. Discussion of difficulty shouldn't necessarily detract from the whole experience, but I can see where they're coming from in that it shouldn't be the only question asked when someone puts up a quality new line.


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