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After "Mousetrap" Creag an Dubh Loch - 1968
Graeme Hunter, Jul 1968
Route: The Mousetrap
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Climbers: Syd Littleford & Graeme Hunter
Camera used: Braun Paxette 35mm
A good sporting day on the hill, climbing "Mousetrap" (600 feet) from Glen Clova, a 22 mile round trip.
nimrod - 15/Nov/11
The boots are tremendous, in a masochistic sort of way. Are they the 1lb 4oz Super Galibier Guide? This was my first boot -recommended by staff in Pindisports for UK mountaineering and must have had my dad quivering before he went to his grave with a shaking head as he climbed in the Alps with Klettershue and a well-curved pair of triconid boots from Robert Laurie's of Marble Arch.
I trust Syd and Graeme didnae climb Mousetrap in them?
Andy Cloquet - 16/Nov/11
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Don’t you remember “Tuff” boots from Millets? They came with an unconditional, indestructible wear guarantee. They were great walking boots, super in scree, quite adequate up to VD, and a fraction of the price of Syd’s Super Galibiers which killed your feet on long walks. Good observation, though..... GNH :-)
nimrod - 16/Nov/11