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#1275 Re: significant repeats
June 24, 2010, 11:33:32 am
Good to hear Pringle is back in the game after knacking his shoulder up.

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#1276 Re: significant repeats
June 25, 2010, 12:02:31 am
Saw him out there over the last few weeks, he is indeed a beast. Not as significant, but he did Lost For Life V12 &  a bunch of other hard things. He didn't get Ammagamma whist we were there though.

Word is Daniel Woods is heading out soon, nice to see wads making the effort to get out there as it is fucking ace.

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#1277 Re: significant repeats
June 25, 2010, 01:32:48 am
Not as significant, but he did Lost For Life V12

Its is kinda significant as he is the first person to top it out. Everyone else has bailed from the jug. That boy likes to highball!

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#1278 Re: significant repeats
June 25, 2010, 02:51:39 am
Not as significant, but he did Lost For Life V12

Its is kinda significant as he is the first person to top it out. Everyone else has bailed from the jug. That boy likes to highball!

Fair, wasn't 100% sure on weather he did or not. Bon effort though!

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#1279 Re: significant repeats
June 26, 2010, 11:54:01 pm
Good to hear Pringle is back in the game after knacking his shoulder up.

Good interview here.
http://www.climbing.com/news/hotflashes/ithe_wheel_of_lifei_sees_third_ascent_by_pringle/

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#1280 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 10:56:35 am
Dave Mac repeated Indian Face topping out just as the heavens opened...apparently it was 'spittin' en route so why he wasn't inside drawing on computer paper I'll never know.
Good effort!

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#1281 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:02:54 am
Good effort, I wondered what was behind his tweet

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#1282 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:30:35 am
bloody hell, that's pretty big news.  I thought he'd deemed it unjustifiable?

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#1283 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:34:27 am

Shit the bed, that is BIG news in the world of UK trad!

Wowsers.

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#1284 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:35:32 am
bloody hell, that's pretty big news.  I thought he'd deemed it unjustifiable?

Sounds like he didn't have the exact line when he tried it last time.

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#1285 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:40:53 am
Wow, top news!

I read on Jack Geldard's blog the other day that a 'certain someone' was trying it but I hadn't guessed it was Dave.

Can't quite believe several people on the other channel didn't seem to believe Adam until Mick 'confirmed' it!!

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#1286 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 11:57:34 am
Caff said that D.M had seen the footage of Johnny on it (well the top bit I suppose) and noticed that he had taken a slightly different line thus avoiding a particularly creeky hold and so thought it was worth another look. Seems you can climb anywhere up there at death on a stick 6b/c....

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#1287 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 12:08:24 pm
why he wasn't inside drawing on computer paper I'll never know.

 :lol: :lol: :lol:

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#1288 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 03:31:25 pm
Ballsy effort going for that with the threat of rain hanging in the air. It was absolutely torrential yesterday when it did come in.

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#1289 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 03:33:34 pm
Nice one Dave, now that is a significant repeat!! (and a half)  :great:

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#1290 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 03:36:36 pm
Ballsy effort going for that with the threat of rain hanging in the air. It was absolutely torrential yesterday when it did come in.

Could have done a Derek Hershey. Scary.

Great effort.

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#1291 Re: significant repeats
June 29, 2010, 05:18:38 pm
This is BIG news, agreed! Was wondering who was going to be the next to repeat it...and when! Guess Dave Mac was an obvious choice! Can't wait to see the footage

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#1293 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 10:20:53 am
I was interested that he felt Echo Wall is more dangerous/ worse protected than Indian Face etc, especially as he didn't grade it.

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#1294 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 10:42:59 am
ditto. i reckon he strongly implied that he thinks EW is at least E11 and probably E12, given he thinks it's pretty dangerous.

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#1295 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 11:32:22 am
Now he needs to concentrate his efforts on that Orkney shizzle.

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#1296 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 11:38:17 am
ditto. i reckon he strongly implied that he thinks EW is at least E11 and probably E12, given he thinks it's pretty dangerous.

The first part of that blog was all a little  ::) with just how "un-bothered" he was by all of it.

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#1297 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 11:42:32 am
Thats cos its not that hard compared to the current crop of cutting edge trad routes.  For its time it is an amazing route but if you read most the threads on UKC about it you'd think it was still one of the hardest.  Its so famous because it was the first E9 and its an iconic route climbed by an iconic climber. Nice effort Dave!

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#1298 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 02:01:56 pm
Thats cos its not that hard compared to the current crop of cutting edge trad routes.  For its time it is an amazing route but if you read most the threads on UKC about it you'd think it was still one of the hardest.  Its so famous because it was the first E9 and its an iconic route climbed by an iconic climber. Nice effort Dave!
...you forgot to add..'and it goes up one of the most iconic slabs of rock on Cloggy in Wales in Britain too'

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#1299 Re: significant repeats
June 30, 2010, 02:06:48 pm
ditto. i reckon he strongly implied that he thinks EW is at least E11 and probably E12, given he thinks it's pretty dangerous.

The first part of that blog was all a little  ::) with just how "un-bothered" he was by all of it.

I disagree Paul. I'm no cheerleader for Dave Mac but I thought his IF blog post gently punctured the balloon of hype/mystique surrounding the route rather than popping it loudly and making everyone jump.  This was in stark contrast to the 'My elbows were fucked so I went to Devon to downgrade Walk of Life' from last year...

 

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