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Ben Heason flashes Paralogism (E7 6c) - sans mats or ropes

With beta from the marvellous video Hard Grit (with Seb Grieve's immortal 2nd ascent), Ben Heason has flashed Simon Nadin's 1980's Roaches test piece “Paralogism” - the low roof on the right-hand side of the Upper Tier.
The ascent was laudable for its purity - no ropes or even mats. Ben has already shown that he likes a challenge: in checking the routes at Froggatt for the new BMC guidebook he climbed most of them, sometimes solo and onsight, right up to the E7s.


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