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MacLeod Climbs Finish to Requiem - E11?

Word has trickled out from ScottishClimbs.com to the UKClimbing.com forums that this weekend MacLeod has climbed the the direct line of the Dave Cuthbertson route, Requiem, on Dumbarton Rock.

MacLeod said recently in the Sunday Herald, “I've known about the true line of the Requiem crack since I started climbing; it's obvious, in your face. You just climb the crack all the way to the top. I'd tried the moves in 2002 when I had just done the first E9 in Scotland and couldn't even hang on the holds.”

MacLeod who has been trying the route over the last year was known to be getting close. This could be the hardest traditional route in the world and a strong contender for E11

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