This 1995 Neil Foster route has had a handful of ground-up and flashed ascents. Nic had a little bit of help with the foot sequence to get established on the arête, before placing the crucial brass nut that protects the top half of the route, and cruising to the top. No stranger to the grit 'zen', Sellers had previously made a 1-fall ground-up ascent of another grit E7 arête, Master's Edge, as well as the 3rd ascent of Partheon Shot, E9, just next to Balance.
We announced in August that the BMC had started a crowd-funding campaign to rebolt Horseshoe Quarry in the Peak District (UKC... Read more
Nick Dixon has completed his project at Nesscliffe, Shropshire, which takes a direct line up the wall left of Une Jeune Fille... Read more