FRI NIGHT VID: Dave MacLeod's 24/8 Challenge

In March, Dave MacLeod completed a long-held ambition to complete what he called his '24/8' challenge (UKC news report) - climbing a Font 8A+ boulder, an E8 trad route, an 8a sport route, a VIII,8 winter route and 8 Munros within 24 hours. Fortunately conditions across the five disciplines aligned and Dave managed it in just 18.5 hours. A film documenting the big day by Kevin Woods has just been released.

The challenge comprised the following routes/hills in order:

Cameron Stone Arete 8A+

Misadventure E8 6c

Leopold 8a

Frosty's Vigil VIII,8

Munros: Ben Nevis, Carn Mor Dearg, Aonach Mor, Aonach Beag, Sgurr Choinnich Mor, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Claurigh, Stob Ban.

Dave is sponsored by: Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Mountain Equipment and is an Urban Uprising Ambassador.

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