/ Can you identify these pictures?
I have some photos from the late 1950s/early 1960s that I need to identify.
They are at: http://www.philkelly.com/galleries/unknowns
If anyone can help identify the people and/or the routes I would be really grateful.
last two are promontory traverse at Black Rocks by the look of it.
wow, amazing photos!!!!
One of the limestone shots is a route called Memnon at Stoney Middleton.
Is number 4 raven tor??
5 is Pickering Overhang,
> 5 is Pickering Overhang,
Are you sure, Chris? It's hard to reconcile with the picture in my guidebook (Peak Limestone South 1987).
I think so - isn't that the flake of Chunky Punky on the right?
The 1st one might be the Celestial Twins?
The 3rd one might be the old aid route to the left of West Window Groove?
No 5 - High Tor or Raven's Tor?
No 6 - White Edge?
Is Number 3 aiding what is now 'Twilight of the Tired Gods' at Thor's Cave?
Shot 009 is clearly High Tor, but what route?
High Tor, Debauchery?
> High Tor, Debauchery?
Deffo. I have seen that photo somewhere before (old Southern Limestone guide?), might be Jack Street on the sharp end.
The pic of Debauchary is in Hard Rock (maybe just the old edition)? The climber is either Chris Jackson or Jack Street.
Its Debauchery and its Chris Jackson Photo by Bob Keates
> The 1st one might be the Celestial Twins?
The cave at Celestial twins has a 4' step up to it, I think it's either the cave next to Ilam rock, by the footbridge, or possibley the cave at the bottom of Pickering Tor, taken from a starge angle.
The bike rider must have come down the dale, from Milldale. (Something I do most Tuesday nights!)
004 is The Flake. Pickering Overhang is futher to the left.
Picture 008 is actually much earlier than the rest. It could date from anywhere around 1925 onwards, so it *could* be Kirkus but that would be doubtful.
There is a possibility that the chap at the back of the group could be Philip A Barnes who took a lot of photos published in the early gritstone guidebooks.
I think the first edition used exactly the same photo but the second edition used a slightly different one from the same sequence.
They're just some of the photos that have come in whilst I've been looking for pics.
It's the group of 3 climbers that I'd really like to get identified.
I think about your best bet would be go get in touch with one of the old timers in the Oread Mountaineering Club, like Derrick Burgess, because Black Rocks, High Tor, Dovedale etc was very much their patch.
> Its Debauchery and its Chris Jackson Photo by Bob Keates
Stylish use of the rope over the top of the peg...
#5 white edge.
#8 no idea but nice hats. The guy at the back could be Bill Sykes from Oliver..
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