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McClure repeats Hubble

Steve McClure is now one of the select few (Ben Moon, Malcolm Smith, John Gaskins, Steve Dunning, Richard Simpson) to have repeated Ben Moon's Hubble, 8c+(8B), at Raven Tor outside Sheffield, UK. First climbed back in 1990, it was the most difficult route in the world at the time. Some say it's comparable to Action Directe in difficulty. What does Rich Simpson say? After all, he's the only one to have done them both, right?
While most people headed to the beach, Steve also found time, and energy, to onsight Kali Yuga, 8b, at Two Tier Buttress, adding a harder new route (as yet unnamed and ungraded) to Two Tier and completing a mega link at Malham joining Bat Route in to Overshadow to give a sustained 8c+.


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