Dave MacLeod, New Base Line, 8B+ Video

© Polished Project (video still)
Dave MacLeod on New Base Line, 8B+, Magic wood, Switzerland  © Polished Project (video still)
Dave MacLeod on New Base Line, 8B+, Magic wood, Switzerland
© Polished Project (video still)

In this video, Dave MacLeod repeats Bernd Zangerl's classic New Base Line at Magic Wood in the Averstal, Switzerland.

Originally given 8C, this problem is more or less considered as a benchmark 8B+, which shouldn't be confused with a British benchmark 8B+ as that, quite obviously, would be considerably harder.

It would certainly be very interesting to see some world class boulderers giving Britain's most difficult problems some serious effort!
Any takers?

Thanks to Polished Project for the video.

Dave MacLeod is sponsored by GORE-TEX , Scarpa , Black Diamond and Mountain Equipment


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24 May, 2012
Do you think he's a bit happy? Now for a cup of tea.
24 May, 2012
24 May, 2012
Indeed Jas. Feeling down?, project going nowhere?, all getting a bit too much? Just watch a bit of Dave and feel the love :)
25 May, 2012
it's hard to tell (not hard to tell) but I do believe Bjorn is being sarcastic.
25 May, 2012
Beast. Dave is looking on top form.
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