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Easter 1962. Malcolm Knight, Mike Bradley and Dave Lester
© Alan Browne
Climbers: Malcolm Knight,Mike Bradley and Dave Lester
I climbed a lot with Dave Lester in N Wales in the 70s. He was known as Van Dave then - due to living in his white Simca van. Last I heard of him was sometime in the mid 80s when he took up a teaching job in the Lakes. I'd really like to know what has become of him... have you any idea? Thanks, Jon
jon - 11/Sep/10
Iv'e not seen Dave since about 1966 we climbed together for about five years prior to that. Your mention about him taking a job in the lakes interests me as I have been living in South lakes myself for the past 35 years or so. I shall make some enquiries and if I find him I will let you Know. I would love to see him again myself.Cheers Malc.
Slipnot - 11/Sep/10
Such happy faces and they didnt know the "Big Winter" of 63 was just around the corner.
deepstar - 11/Sep/10
I think he moved to the northern Lakes - Cockermouth, maybe. But that was a long time ago, mid 80s-ish. Teaching maths I believe. Please do let me know....
jon - 11/Sep/10
Yes that's when climbers looked like climbers brings back memories ...
climber123 - 15/Sep/10
Dave Lester did teach at West Cumbria College in Workington in 1985-ish. He began climbing with him.
m.buckley - 16/Sep/10
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Many thanks for your useful comment re. Dave, This will increase my chances of tracking him down now that I know exactly where he was in or around 1985. Malc.
Slipnot - 17/Sep/10