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Al Rouse, Brian Hall, and Martin Boysen at Stanage, 1976
© Gordon Stainforth
Route: Esso Extra

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Worth at least a five for nostalgia and historical importance.
Michael Ryan - 13/Aug/04
not sure about the belay technique : )
jools - 30/Nov/05
What was the name of their difficult second album?
wire - 02/Aug/06
All wearing Whillan's & happy about it. In those days, looking after your nuts meant careful placement before you climbed, not midway. A well captured moment Gordon. Boysens hair also says a lot.
Still got an old Whillans nailed to my house beam.
Si M'Congaile - 03/Mar/07
I think you mean Brian's hair. Also, Boysen appears to have simply a waistbelt.
Gordon Stainforth - 03/Mar/07
I stand corrected young sir. I did indeed mean Brian's hair. re Boysen's waistbelt: Aye, well holding your troos up is more important than arresting leader falls.
Si M'Congaile - 05/Mar/07
very nostalgic and historical picture.
gareth higgins - 31/Oct/09
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