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NEWS: Tourniquet 8A for Leah Crane

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 UKC News 20 Mar 2015
Leah Crane on Tourniquet 8A, 5 kbLeah Crane has completed her project Tourniquet 8A on the Giant Stone in Kentmere. The problem follows a steep line on the underside of the aptly named Giant Stone which sits at the top of 'Little Font' in Kentmere. It was originally given 7C+ but the general consensus is now 8A since a hold broke a few years ago.

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 abarro81 20 Mar 2015
In reply to Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH:

Nice one Leah, this thing looks ace. Always nice to feel progression like that!
 JayK 20 Mar 2015
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This felt nails even for 8A. Good effort.
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Great effort from Leah, it's burly.

Re breakages: it started life at 7C+, then a hold broke off, Jordan Buys re-climbed it at 8A+, it remained at 8A+ for a few years then something else broke off in 2012 making it a bit easier and dropping it to its current 8A.

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