Video: Tom Randall on the First Ascent of The Final Round (5.13c/d X)
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Watch as Tom Randall makes the first ascent of The Final Round, potentially the hardest limestone trad route at England’s Peak District. Randall gave it a grades of 8a+/8b and HXS, which roughly translates to 5.13c/d X by YDS standards. Protection is sparse and suspect. Upon completing the route, Randall wrote on his blog, “All I know is that I’m putting my skyhooks away for a couple of weeks…”