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setting out on the traverse of "Handrail"
© slim, Mar 2011
Route: Handrail (E2 5c)
Climbers: Fran Santos
Camera used: 400d + 10-22efs
5*VOTING: number of votes 120
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Nice, not a route that one often sees in photos. As much "footrail" as "handrail", though.
Fiend - 22/Mar/11
Really like this shot
The Pylon King - 22/Mar/11
nice fran
felixthelion - 28/Mar/11
A quality photo, Does the use of massive cams reduce the grade of the route at all? I've got a size 6 camalot that hasn't seen the light of day and would love to use it but I don't climb E2.
gethin_allen - 28/Mar/11
nice one Fran and a great picture
GuyVG - 28/Mar/11
Ace photo wanna get on the route!
andymoin - 29/Mar/11
Thanks for the positive feedback guys...
The big cams dont really reduce the grade as you can gear it with normal sizes "threaded" over to the front face...
Not easy at the grade!
slim - 29/Mar/11
Nice pic. Did you both get up it ok? I see a lot of people sitting on gear on this route.
andi turner - 02/Apr/11
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 03/Apr/11
That is really cool!
Quarryboy - 03/Apr/11
Nice one Fran, is this your first photo of the week?
Jim Brownlow - 03/Apr/11
wander if martin used cams when he first lead it.
brucewaddecar - 04/Apr/11
Can't get enough of this!
geddicakes - 04/Apr/11
Great shot. Though the caption 'on the crux of Handrail Direct' might have bigged it up a little more.
johncoxmysteriously - 04/Apr/11
This IS the crux of handrail direct, as the slab bit's a total path and this bit is rock hard!!!
Gus - 29/Sep/14
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