Malcolm Smith repeats 8 Ball (Font 8b)

Fresh from his win at the Scarpa bouldering competition last weekend, Malcolm Smith polished off another Font 8b with the third ascent of Eight Ball at Gardoms Edge this week.First thing Monday morning – while most of us are trawling our inboxes – Malc was rising early for optimum conditions on the grit.It took him ten visits in all to add this desperate problem to his impressive tally. For a picture of where this fits into the UK´s hardest problems, see this page from (Dunno why a British page couldn´t have this – or does it?)