Paul's original traverse weighed in at approximately F8c+ (although the traverse is a boulder problem, it is so long that route grades are a more logical way of gauging the difficulty) and Steve McClure says of his more direct finish: "Keeping low is the only rule and it's much harder than the original".
Steve's new section, which is added on to an already desperately hard and pumpy traverse is 17 moves long and "somewhere between V9 and V11".
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
Last week, Steve McClure set himself the goal of completing the Yorkshire 'Triple Crown' in a day: to climb the three classic... Read more
Jordan Buys has made the second ascent of Steve McClure's Bat Shadow (8c+) at Malham. The route starts up Bat Route (8c), heads... Read more
Our Friday Night Video this week is a short clip of Steve McClure working the route Batman (9a/+), which he eventually linked... Read more