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Dave MacLeod's 24/8 Challenge Fri Night Vid

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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.


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8 Jun, 2018

That's absolutely Awesome!!

8 Jun, 2018

Fantastic. Fantastic. Fantastic. Superb achievement, great film. 

8 Jun, 2018

Best film I've seen for a long long time, brilliant stuff

8 Jun, 2018

Superb, well done Dave, well done Kevin 

What an advert for British climbing

8 Jun, 2018

Not only are there few if any other places on earth you can do a challenge like this, there are very few climbers at that level across so many types of climbing. What a legend!

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