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Heason adds new E9 to Froggatt

On 29 Dec Ben Heason added another E9 to Froggatt Edge. Having taken on the responsibility of completing the Froggatt section of the next BMC guidebook to the area, Ben has climbed all but 12 routes on the edge and added a collection of his own. This now includes 2 E9's - Ozbound and his new route, which he has named "Lonely Heart".

Lonely Heart addresses probably the last possible gap on the Great Slab, between Jugged Hair and Art Brut. The climbing is around Font 7b (V8), with a very high crux. Heason has graded it E9 6c.

On the same day Ben also soloed every other route (except for Toy Boy, Ron Fawcett's E7 7a) on the Great slab:-

“Synopsis” E2 5c, “The Great Slab” E3 5b, “Parting Hare” E3 5b, “Hairless Heart” E5 5c, “Heartless Hair” E5 6a, “Artless” E5 6b, “Hairy Heart” E6 6a, “Jugged Hair”, E6 6a, and “Art Brut” E7 6b.

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