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The cold world of alpine climbing.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Scotland and the "kids".......

The line topo of "To Those That Wait"



Big numbers being bounced around  @ IX/9

And  "It turned out to be much easier than "To Those Who Wait", but none the less "The Secret" was an awesome line ".

The Secret was X/10 last I checked.



http://www.climbing.com/news/hotflashes/thesecretbennevis/



Will Sim:
"Greg gave the pitch the somewhat conservative grade of IX 9.....Its almost certainly the hardest onsight on the Ben to date. Its called "To Those Who Wait" "


Will on pitch one...waiting for the money to come.





Saw this on Will's blog a bit ago when he got home from Patagonia.  But missed the gist of if until today.

Will Sim, Greg Boswell and Steve Lynch.  Three we'll hear more from I suspect.

Obviously some very good climbing being done by all three.

Fun read as we sit out the local monsoon and 55F temps in mid Jan. and

More here:
http://steve-lynch.blogspot.com/2011/01/stob-coire-nan-lochan-8th-jan.html

here:
http://gregboswell.blogspot.com/2011/01/compare-and-contrast.html

and here:

http://willsim.blogspot.com/2011/01/scottish-fix.html

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