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Solo climber in central gully
© mikemartin, Dec 2008
Route: central gully left branch (III 3)
Camera used: Canon PowerShot G10
5*VOTING: number of votes 68
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I can't understand why anybody would vote less than 5 as it is a powerful/impactful image unless it was on some anoraky/technical grounds.
shark - 16/Dec/08
Powerful image. Deserves 5 on that basis alone.
shark - 16/Dec/08
Love it, gives great sense of scale. BTW top quality gallery. cheers
robdan - 18/Dec/08
Great picture but he's not solo is he?
ankyo - 19/Dec/08
I'm not too sure, I know you can see another climber in the photo but I think hes part of a different team with his second hidden below him, I think the guy lower down went on to solo the left branch wheras the other climbers are on the right branch.
mikemartin - 19/Dec/08
I see, still, I love the starkness of the photo.
ankyo - 21/Dec/08
Is the obvious climber not still below the point where you decide to go left or right? I love this photo because it was the first big ice route I did. There was so much more ice & snow then, but that was before climate change & Honister Pass looking greener, as it does today. I can't see the other climbers. Where are they?
D.Musgrave - 31/Dec/08
Is the obvious climber still below the point where you decide to go right or left? I love this photo because it is the 1st serious ice route I did, but that was years ago & there was so much more snow & ice, much of the route was vertical or slightly overhanging. That was before climate change, before Honister Pass turned green instead of black. Where are the other climbers?I can't see them.
D.Musgrave - 31/Dec/08
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