Immortal | E11 Trad climb at Maidens Bluff

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Franco Cookson
Added at 12:11 on 11 November 2021
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Franco Cookson
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1 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Franco Cookson Lead (Worked) 17th April 2021

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The new line at Maiden's Bluff and the North York Moors' new hardest route. It's a fabulously aggressive micro route, with the difficulties being fairly short lived, all hinging on a handful of desperate micro crimps, super sketchy feet, exact body position, as well as timing for the lateral lunge. The penalty for failure is a fall onto some rubbish skyhooks on soft sandstone, with a large drop below. Right up to the point of commitment, I had no idea whether I'd summon up the required cocktail of courage and madness to actually go into the one-way tunnel. It was one of those life-defining moments. [1]