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Handjam or layback?
© Mike Meysner, May 2009
Route: Piazza Grande (6b+)
Climbers: Odile Olatry
Camera used: Nikon COOLPIX P80
5*VOTING: number of votes 21
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One of the many 3 star classics of the crag.
Mike421 - 01/Jun/09
lay back lay back for gods sake lol
Zac - 02/Jun/09
Apparently Piazza Grande means layback in Italian, I don't know if anyone can confirm this. But they got it wrong on this route ;-)
Mike421 - 02/Jun/09
Google says; In the Italian language, Piazza Grande means "the large square".
Which in my mind is conclusive proof that layback is the correct option.
magpie - 03/Jun/09
That's the sort of line that really shouldn't have bolts in it...
lukehodson - 03/Jun/09
Agree, what's the excuse for bolts here? "Its a sport crag"... Pfft.
Silum - 07/Jun/09
jam, jam for God's sake!
Tony Holdsworth - 07/Jun/09
Laybacking is called piazen in German.
alex_th - 08/Jun/09
The no 1 rule of climbing- layback.
tubby two - 08/Jun/09
Bolts every 1.5m by the looks, nice looking route though, good photo too!
krikoman - 08/Jun/09
bloody hell, let the italians have some sense, Odile have some fun, and that's definitively a layback!
Joris.Roulleau - 08/Jun/09
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