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An elegantly dressed Roger Bennett on the Cinque Dita/Fünffingerspitzen, Dolomites, 1972. Anyone name all the gear?
© jon, Aug 1972
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Fabulous - Whillans Sack with the detachable lid, 2 of those wonderful Moacs, Stubai peg hammer (still got mine for jobs around the house), EBs,the standard issue socks, shirt and helmet - all finished off with the holed keks - I hadn't realised gear had changed that much till I saw this - Thankyou. Oh and it's probably a Troll waist harness and is that a Peck cylindrical something-or-other?
Moac47 - 26/Jan/10
Certainly got 90% of it... I'd forgotten the removeable lid bit. It was three large press studs wasn't it?
jon - 26/Jan/10
Joe Brown helmet and Viking Kernmantle rope!
deepstar - 26/Jan/10
Clog 6 hex at the back, probably Edelrid rope
John Dark - 26/Jan/10
Yes, of course the hex is in fact a hexagonal, not hexcentric!
jon - 26/Jan/10
I still use a couple of moac's on my rack. Can't be beaten. Americans are phased by nuts on rope.
philmorris - 27/Jan/10
moac mountain activertes the brigham brothers
brian cropper - 31/Jan/10
A bit difficult to make out but I think they are Bonatti krabs, and the helmet is probably an Ultimate.
Sean Kelly - 08/Feb/10
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Mix of Cassin and Bonatti krabs
Probably Edelrid rope from just before the factory burned down and other makers jumped in, at higher prices.
sutty - 22/Mar/10