The Smear – Repeated at Last!

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Doug Scott below The Smear (V) on Sgurr a’Mhadaidh just before the first ascent in 1979. The route was not climbed again for 34 years until Andy Huntington and Mike Lates repeated it this April. Scott later wrote that this was the hardest ice he ever climbed. (Photo Jim Duff)

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