Sunday, November 19, 2006

Chuck Norris

Scott Noy has added another hard problem to Newlands Forest. "Chuck Norris" 7C is a short and technical problem at the Jungle Gym area that packs all of its difficulty into a single crux move. Scott also repeated the Topside classic "Drag Queen" 7C, a problem that some climbers feel is due for a downgrade

Friday, November 17, 2006

The Deviant

Greg Streatfield has opened a new problem at The Classroom in Newlands forest. "The Deviant" 7B+ starts as for "U19 Girls Basketball" and moves left to join "Swim Coach" and tops out as for that problem.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Clinton at Redhill

Clinton Martinengo has repeated "The Untitled Symphony of Self-Destruction" 7C+ at the Vajra area on a solo mission to Redhill. The problem, which reverses Redhill's current hardest "Elfen Lied", was opened by visiting German Johannes Schlemper and has seen only one repeat since, by Emile Esterhuizen.