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Dave MacLeod Climbs Practice of the Wild (8C/V15) in Magic Wood

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Nestled in the Magic Wood of Switzerland, Practice of the Wild, rated Font 8c (or V15), is one of the hardest boulder problems in the world. After watching footage of Tyler Landman performing the second ascent of the problem (Chris Sharma locked in the first), climber Dave MacLeod was inspired to take it on. Following his first attempt in 2012, MacLeod returned in 2016 to give it another go. As seen in this short film from Mountain Equipment and Dark Sky Media, his determination and preparation paid off.

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