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Silk cut repeated

Pete Robins has done the 2nd ascent of Neil Dyer's Silk cut in the Parisellas cave, North Wales. Silk cut, which weighs in around 8B/+ or 8c+/9a, is a link-up of three problems: Lou Ferrino, 7C+, Halfway house, 8A, and Upper cut, 7B+.
According to UK Climbing "Pete went to desperate measures to ensure success; he only had two chocolate Easter treats with his dinner and didn't even finish his final pint the previous evening."
With that kind of commitment, success was certainly no surprise.

Pete Robins climbing Silk Cut - Font 8B+ / V14 from UKClimbing.com TV on Vimeo.

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