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Tony Marr on the first pitch of Carnivore, Steve Wilson at the stance. Easter 1969.
© Tony Marr, Apr 1969
Climbers: Tony Marr, Steve Wilson.
Camera used: Boots 35mm Compact
Conditions cold and damp with light snow showers. Note equipment, or lack of it! Climbed before harnesses, chalk, wire nuts and Friends. Graded VS in 1969 [the maximum grade in Scotland at that time], only graded Extreme in late 1970's.
Tony Marr - 20/Feb/13
Have lead and seconded that pitch and it is scary enough with modern kit.
JCurrie - 20/Feb/13
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Yeah well done, this. Has been the most surprisingly out of condition hard rock route I have done, overgrown and a bit more serious that I had imagined. Shame really as it's regularly dry and only 20min from the road.
centurion05 - 06/Jun/14