/ NEW ARTICLE: CB Centenary
The ascent of Central Buttress, or more often known as CB, was a major achievement and one of a succession of such events in the history of British rock climbing...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=6302
Is that UKC's own John Wilkinson (jcw)? He can't really have done CB in the 1940's, can he? John??
Wonder if any of Mabel Barker's relatives were there. Wish I had been; sounds like a great event.
Peter Moffat - standing on the very left of the first photo in the article - told me he had first climbed it in 1939!
Good grief - how old is he?!
89 according to the article so he must have been 14!
Would be believable with Peter - quietly gets on and does things.
Interesting collection and age range of folk - 4 for the ascentionists of CB on the centenary were under 30 - shows climbing embraces all ages.
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