Pete Whittaker has grabbed the second ascent of Ugly at Shale City on the Lleyn Peninsula, North Wales. The route was first climbed by local legend George Smith and tackles a severely overhanging shale off-width and groove.
>"tackles a severely overhanging shale off-width and groove"
Sometimes I think I lack an adventurous streak, other times I conclude I'm just sane. I'm impressed be such exploits but feel compelled to hold back from congratulation there author for fear of encouraging them towards further such madness!
I should add that I added 4 new pegs to this route in the upper section, to replace some of those that I and Jack had pulled out. They make the top section that little bit more realistic and a bit closer to the route that George did when he climbed it.
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