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The flake in the upper part of Kongen S Face
© pneame, Aug 1972
Route: S. Face
Climbers: Mick Green, Al Steele, Dave Awbery or Bill Douglas
Camera used: Leica II
Is there another member of the team (other than you, of course) above the upper climber? There seems to be a rope... or is it a mark on the photo? Looks quite a formidable bit of climbing for 1972!
jon - 25/Jul/12
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Hi Jon - You are right. I'd never noticed that. Caption corrected.
It's not as tough as it looks as I recall. Probably around mild VS. The little bit of aid, if freed (which I think it has been), would be considerably harder- probably about 5b
pneame - 25/Jul/12