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Tom Randall on the Second Ascent of Appointment with Death (5.13a X)

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Tom Randall, know for his amazing offwidth skill, can also go for it on the gritstone’s scariest, face-climbing testpieces. This year, Randall made the second ascent of Appointment with Death (5.13a X), which had stood unrepeated since Sam Whittaker’s first ascent 10 years ago. Randall climbed the route in style, which you can see here in this awesome, heart-thumping video.