/ ARTICLE: Kendal Speaker Profile: Jerry Moffat on John Bachar

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UKC Articles - on 02 Nov 2009
[Jerry Moffatt and Niall Grimes, winners of the grand prize at Banff, 2 kb]Jerry Moffatt and Niall Grimes are appearing at the Kendal Mountain Festivals this year.

They will be discussing their book Revelations Jerry Moffatt that has just won the prestigious Grand Prize at the Banff Mountain Book Festival.

In this third Kendal Speaker Profile we feature a chapter from Revelations Jerry Moffatt that describes Jerry meeting the iconic American climber, John Bachar.

Also presented here, as a video, is one of the last interviews with John Bachar.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2005
Tom_Harding - on 02 Nov 2009
In reply to UKC Articles: Very intresting article, reminds me of the one in the current Alpanist. RIP
bouldery bits - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to UKC Articles:

Hi!

Does anyone know whats happening with the photo of John Bachar? Would that tied cloth really save him in a fall or is it psychological?

Thanks,

Oli
3leggeddog on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to bouldery bits:

You have just made me feel really old.

To answer your qn, yes but uncomfortably
duncan - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to bouldery bits:

> Does anyone know whats happening with the photo of John Bachar? Would that tied cloth really save him in a fall or is it psychological?


http://pimpinandcrimpin.com/2009/06/25/what-your-harness-says-about-you/

Scroll down to 'Swami Belt'.
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bouldery bits - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to 3leggeddog:

Thanks for that!
Looks mental to me. Think I'll stick with my petzl fluorescent thing!

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