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significant repeats
« on: December 07, 2008, 10:17:30 am »
heard on the grapevine that Dan Varian repeated Superboc.

anyhting else happening in this nice weather?

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2008, 10:52:23 am »
boom. souperbloch finally repeated. good effort.

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2008, 05:13:29 pm »
3 repeats of promise today, as I understand it. Bransby, Robbins, Roberts. Different styles different flavours. Don't know owt about the bransby one but apparently robbins did it ground up! Effort.
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2008, 05:51:37 pm »
and more importantly, blind fury got repeated by banx.

boom etc.
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2008, 06:43:14 pm »
http://www.ukclimbing.com/photos/search.html?thismonth=1

Alan James 'pon the photo bizzle @ UKC.

Robbins - 4th ascent 1st ground-up.
Bransbubble - 5th ascent 2nd g-u

Conditions would have been amazing, light but very fresh wind hitting the sunny crags.

So. Ground-up, falls taken on to: Slider? Mats?
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2008, 07:07:03 pm »
I gather the robbins etc had a load of mats and a ladder to create a landing (this is second-hand info, i didn't see it). Also the gear has taken some falls, not sure if this was on robbins' ascent or that of the other guy who was trying it (name?).
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2008, 07:08:43 pm »
I gather the robbins etc had a load of mats and a ladder to create a landing

You mean, a patio!
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2008, 07:15:01 pm »
It's about time someone showed those Yanks how us Brits roll, god knows I can't.
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2008, 07:40:42 pm »
V10 r/x?
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2008, 09:03:42 pm »
IRT Dave:

Jack Geldard (fell quite a few times c.8)

Gear holds clearly but a bit too easy to kick out. 

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Font 7b+ ish so V8/9

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2008, 09:05:04 pm »
damn emoticon, about 8 times.

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2008, 09:12:00 pm »
3 repeats of promise today, as I understand it. Bransby, Robbins, Roberts.

Who's this Roberts character?  :lol:
Nice work all round.  :thumbsup:

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2008, 09:26:52 pm »
Was just having a wee look around and saw this news, amazing effort boys!!!

I am so going to get a slap off James for putting this on the web, but I thought it was 'significant'. He onsighted End of the Affair last friday before a trip to san fran. He didn't want anyone to know, because of all the bullshit on the internet, but I am very proud of him and think he should be too.  ;D

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2008, 09:33:08 pm »
Get effort to all.

I also heard that benpritch hit the top of the joker 1,000,000 times but still failed to hold it
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2008, 09:36:25 pm »
 :jaw: :jaw: :jaw:  Amazing effort all round on The Promise, and of course to James on End of the affair, really inspiring stuff.

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2008, 09:38:01 pm »
Get effort to all.

I also heard that benpritch hit the top of the joker 1,000,000 times but still failed to hold it

i heard it's cos he was posting on ukb with his iphone with the hand he was hitting the top with.

good effort all, inc james.
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2008, 09:40:04 pm »
Good effort by all!!  :great: Good weekend on the grit for many by all accounts!

A flash surely? (EOTA. Great effort none the less)

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2008, 09:50:05 pm »
in all fairness to James he did used to cover his eyes when it came on Hard Grit whenever I've seen it whilst he's been there.  Though this was in an era many moons ago.  Who knows whether he maintained it until now but an awesome effort, either way.

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2008, 10:30:53 pm »
shirley,
if i meant flash i would not have written onsight. :shrug:

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2008, 10:35:17 pm »
I'd have to give James even more credit for never having seen it in hard grit or consumed. That was probably harder than doing the route for him
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2008, 10:46:31 pm »
Wad points all round.
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2008, 10:54:59 pm »
shirley,
if i meant flash i would not have written onsight. :shrug:

I'd have to give James even more credit for never having seen it in hard grit or consumed. That was probably harder than doing the route for him

Good effort on both fronts then!



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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2008, 08:51:15 am »
Ace, ace, ace.

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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2008, 08:54:34 am »
whats this about The Ace - 4 repeats?
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Re: significant repeats
« Reply #24 on: December 08, 2008, 09:04:07 am »
E7 7a/Font 7b+ for The Promise according to Pete.