/ NEW ARTICLE: Obituary: George Shields, 1930 -2012
"Consider that your only protection was with quarter inch slings (some times doubled) over spikes if there were any, ex-army steel karabiners and two and sixpence gym shoes from Woolworths; this presented the adventure in a very different light..."
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