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NEW ARTICLE: Britain's Finest Climb?

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 UKC Articles 13 Apr 2011
Ken Palmer on the crux of Rainbow bridge (F7a+), 3 kbAn historical account of the sea level traverses at Berry Head, South Devon.

It culminates in August 2010 with Ken Palmer's monster link up route The Wizard of Oz (F7b). Incorporating Rainbow Bridge in a new improved format, it is certainly a contender for Britain's finest climb.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3218

 franksnb 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles: brilliant article!
 Chris Shorter 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

Great article.

....and I had always imagined that The Rainbow Bridge was named after the feature that the Gods cross to reach Valhalla at the end of Wagner's Das Rheingold!
 Jack_F 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles: A brilliant read
In reply to Chris Shorter:
> (In reply to UKC Articles)
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> Great article.
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> ....and I had always imagined that The Rainbow Bridge was named after the feature that the Gods cross to reach Valhalla at the end of Wagner's Das Rheingold!

Well, maybe it is, indirectly. I can see Jimi as a bit of a quiet Wagner fan.

Pat L not fit enough to climb Wizard of Oz - I'd believe that when I saw it.

jcm
 1234None 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

Simply brilliant article - thanks!
 Justin T 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

Great article Pete, very inspiring! Looks like you've been getting out a fair bit as well. We were climbing at Gandia etc a few weeks before you by the looks of it - would have been strange to have bumped into you out there! See you around.
 DJonsight 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles: Great article Pete - makes me homesick for Devon, but I'll get on the route when I visit. Dom
 LaMentalist 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

An excellent read thats given me another destination for my list this summer . Great stuff thanks . 80)
 Toby Dunn 13 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:
A great article, nice one.

Although you should lose the question mark in the title; there's no doubt in my mind!
In reply to Kafoozalem:

Well done mate! No doubt We'll chat about this at the wall ;)
In reply to UKC Articles: Superb, a great read, well described and historically placed.

Pass on my congrats to Ken, (Taff, Nicol's mate)
 Tom Last 18 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

Great read Pete, roll on summer!
 duncan 20 Apr 2011
In reply to UKC Articles:

Pete: thanks for a great article. A further reason to address the hydrophobia.


Chris Shorter:
> ....and I had always imagined that The Rainbow Bridge was named after the feature that the Gods cross to reach Valhalla at the end of Wagner's Das Rheingold!

JCM:
> Well, maybe it is, indirectly. I can see Jimi as a bit of a quiet Wagner fan.

Quiet Wagner fan? Contradiction in terms Shirley?
I think he was more of a Handelian: http://tinyurl.com/27ga2le


Dickie: youtube.com/watch?v=UPV0jC3KzPM&
Jimi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24gi8iXyuYg&feature=related



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