Scotland's first 8A boulder problem

The original method. From the two holds just below the crack climb to the jammed block and either pinch or crimp the top to make a big span up to the flake with your left hand. Now match the flake and finish up Pongo.

Malcom Smith 1998.


The Stick It Tick List , Scotland's 100 Hardest Boulders , Scottish 8th Grade Problems , Dumbarton Rock White Circuit , The Top 100 Boulder Problems in Scotland 7A or Harder


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High f8A+
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Low f8A+
High f8A
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Sea Bed

Grade: f8A ***
(Dumbarton Rock)

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