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First day in the alps
© pneame, Jul 1973
Climbers: Eric Holligan
Camera used: Canon FT

User Comments

He must have had a strong right arm,with a Macinnes Massey axe like that,I have one and it weighs a ton.Great photo.Martin.
deepstar - 16/Aug/12
Thanks Martin - this was the last nice day in a while. It started raining/snowing the next day and didn't stop for 2 weeks
pneame - 16/Aug/12
I've got exactly the same axe, hanging in the garage now.
Bruce Hooker - 11/Apr/14
It was awfully heavy, as I recall!
pneame - 11/Apr/14
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