Malcolm Smith - New Font 8BVideo

© Will Atkinson

Malcolm Smith has added another desperate problem to the boulders of Dumbarton, near Glasgow.

His new problem is called Firefight and is graded Font 8B. The problem links the Pressure Cave in to a font 8A finish called Firestarter. There's more info on the Stone Country Blog.

Malcolm has previously climbed the super hard Gut Buster (8B+) at Dumbarton (UKC News) back in September 2008, see the excellent video below from Peter Murray.

VIDEO: Firefight First Ascent

Related VIDEO: Gut Buster

Malcolm Smith is sponsored by Scarpa and Moon and Wild Country

Thanks go to Will Atkinson for alerting us to this news.

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21 Apr, 2010
Firefight or Fireflight?
21 Apr, 2010
21 Apr, 2010
Good effort. Anyone else notice the pink Anasazi which mysteriously appears on his right foot at 2.15 then disappears in the next shot... ;-)
21 Apr, 2010
21 Apr, 2010
I was kinda hpoing it would turn out to be flight - in honour of our icelandic friend :)
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