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A maverick bunch of Brits go big wall hunting in Brazil, led by Mike ‘Twid’ Turner and Steve Long. The super strong James Taylor and Angus Kille (fresh off an ascent of Indian Face) provide some youth and round out the team. They head for the giant monolith of Pedra Baiana dreaming of a new line on perfect rock. From the outset the plan begins to unravel with fuel blockages, wasp attacks, and a shortage of equipment and time all pinning back progress.”