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Megoswad
May 31, 2016, 04:14:26 pm
« Last Edit: June 11, 2016, 03:45:57 pm by habrich »

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#1 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:17:10 pm
WOW!!! BRILLIANT!!!
 :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:

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#2 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:36:19 pm
6th ascent, significant?

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#3 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:37:09 pm
 :lol:

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#4 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:45:09 pm
6th ascent, significant?

FFA.... ;)


first foreign ascent

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#5 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:45:59 pm
"First foreign ascent" - that's a thing now is it?

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#6 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:49:22 pm
Yeah, so is "First Fireman Ascent"

Wonder how hard he thought it was

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#7 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 04:50:12 pm
"First foreign ascent" - that's a thing now is it?

Yeah. For real. Straight up. Dead serious.

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#8 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 05:25:52 pm
He made it look absolutely piss :strongbench:

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#9 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 06:54:22 pm
With

or

Without

?

That's mega  ;D

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#10 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:02:48 pm
Without ofc. Megos dislikes kneebars.

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#11 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:10:14 pm
Definitely not significant. 26 year old route gets multi sessioned by a 9b climber. He should walk home in bare feet holding his head in shame (and definitely not come to Wales).

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#12 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:15:50 pm
Definitely not significant. 26 year old route gets multi sessioned by a 9b climber. He should walk home in bare feet holding his head in shame (and definitely not come to Wales).

Threatened there, is it, Boyo?

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#13 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:21:55 pm
Without ofc. Megos dislikes kneebars.

What's that got to do with Clairol?


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#14 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:24:05 pm
He's  already planed a trip to lpt doylo

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#15 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:39:33 pm
Any info on number of tries, what he thought of the grade etc?

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#16 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:42:01 pm
He must repent his sins and bow down under Liquid Ambar, kissing the crozzle before scaling the golden overhang of bullet hard pristine limestone. As he tops out and looks across at the golden light on the Diamond he will have finally achieved enlightenment and then I'll let him do The Big Crunch proj.

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#17 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 07:47:35 pm
Took him several attempts. But did all the moves static on RP. And then got on kabaah. Fell off touching the flake on his first rp. I left then assume he's  gonna have another go. He opted for the original steve mac beta on the uper crux. Really impressive stuff. Nobody asked about the grade. Don't  think anybody really cared. You climb hubble for the name not the grade

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#18 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 10:37:11 pm
Nobody asked about the grade. Don't  think anybody really cared. You climb hubble for the name not the grade

Someone should have asked.

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#19 Re: Megos does Hubble
May 31, 2016, 11:37:52 pm
This is potentially a bit of a call out to everyone else. It could be really interesting, what happens next - well, could be, if conditions weren't so fickle. Style of ascent too. Will anyone else following, eschew the knee pad? It will be an interesting situation, if the historic interpretation becomes "de rigueur".

I know all of this has been thrown about before, but the pad/sans pad debate seems more relevant, but still hanging. No right answer of course.

Despite the grade, I've got to say that I think this is surely significant, as much for the rarity and historic aspects. I'm probably stating the obvious.

Would have been great to see. Any more photos/video?

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#20 Re: Megos does Hubble
June 01, 2016, 01:54:17 am
Be good for him to try violent new breed. I'd love to get a climber, of megos's caliber, perspective on that route.

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#21 Re: Megos does Hubble
June 01, 2016, 09:36:00 am
I'm taking him up to Kilnsey today so he can do Northern Lights. I am wondering if he will want to try the onsight or flash...

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#22 Re: Megos does Hubble
June 01, 2016, 09:38:35 am
 :popcorn:

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#23 Re: Megos does Hubble
June 01, 2016, 09:45:44 am
 :bounce: :popcorn:

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#24 Re: Megos does Hubble
June 01, 2016, 10:06:08 am
no Mutation?