New E8 for Andrew Earl in Northumberland


Andrew Earl has added a desperate direct start to one of his dad's old routes, Endless Flight, at Great Wanney in Northumberland. The original line was climbed by Bob Hutchinson and John Earl in 1978. Andrew's new start involves a hard start to a break then more tricky moves to get threads on the original finish.

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Have I got the line right on the photo? I had to guess it a bit.http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=16039 Alan
16 Jul, 2004
Wristcutters goes up the wall to the right and straight up into the short overlapping blind groove. From there it's straight up the middle of the wall on pockets and straight through the roof. Phil.
16 Jul, 2004
That looks pretty much correct, Alan; start just slightly to the right.
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