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Ste McClure 21st Jun 2017 The UK's hardest route - Rainman 9b

Huge congratulations to my good friend Ste McClure for sending his long term project "Rainman" at Malham Cove, here in the uk. For those of you that aren't familiar with Ste's epic, against all the odds, stuggle to climb this route, here is a little "light" reading on the subject. The line starts up the classic Malham test piece Raindogs 8a, negotiates the crux of McClures other...

Kodo 2 2005 19th Jun 2017 Just a Dog

      From time to time, people tell me, “lighten up, it’s just a dog”    Or   “thats a lot of money to spend on just a dog” They don’t understand the distance travelled, the time spent.   Some of my proudest moments have come about with “Just a dog” Many hours have passed and my only company was “Just a dog” but I didn’t once feel slighted.   ...