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New E2 For Ben Crom 30/4/11



A new E2 at Ben Crom. Another new route has been established at Ben Crom by Craig Hiller. 'Golden Wonder', E2 5b **, is situated on the far left side of Round Gully Wall. It is a bold route that takes the line of least resistance up an almost hidden slab. It requires a confident lead for the steady 5b leader and is best approached by abseil. Visit the New Route Information for further details
 
 
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New E3 for Ben Crom 25/4/11



Ben Crom gets a new E3. On the 25/4/2011 Craig Hiller added an excellent new route to Round Gully. The line looked naturally clean and was originally attempted onsight though a fall soon sorted that out and the onsight vanished. The crux is moving through a short steep section and gaining a slab followed by an airy top out on an amazing arete feature. Craig has several other lines cleaned and ready to go so watch this space.
 
 
  Posted by Rocksy on Sunday, May 08 @ 18:09:23 CDT (946 reads)
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New Routes from Ricky Bell on Ben Crom 8/4/11



On the 8/4/2011 Ricky Bell added three new routes to Ben Crom all onsight. A brilliant E5 on Round Gully Wall and a further two grit style routes on the Summit Block. For full info visit Rickys Blog and the new routes section.
 
 
  Posted by Rocksy on Sunday, May 08 @ 18:05:29 CDT (1914 reads)
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New Routes from Ian Rea



Ian Rea has been at it again

On the 7th March 2011 Ian Rea added an E2 'Gun Crazy' in a surprisingly obvious gap on Lower Cove between Wee Mark and Watersign. He has also added three new winter routes on Eagle Rocks over looking the Glen River Valley on Slieve Donard during the month of December 2010.

Visit the new routes section for detailed route info

 
 
  Posted by Rocksy on Sunday, May 08 @ 18:01:29 CDT (770 reads)
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3rd Ascent of 'I am Spiderman'



In October 2010, Dan OíNeill made the third ascent of Ricky Bellís ĎI am Spidermaní on Binnianís North Tor. The second ascent was done by Ali Wilson. This is a significant repeat as many good climbers have attempted it and the majority have failed to do the crux move which involves using a mono proving to be nails. It is interesting to note that the two ascents since the first were done by lanks (dare I say it).Visit the new routes section for a route description of I am Spiderman

 
 
  Posted by Rocksy on Sunday, May 08 @ 14:54:01 CDT (598 reads)
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