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Pete takes a knee-bar rest before the slippery sloping crux moves of the second pitch
© Scott, May 2004
Route: Valkyrie (HVS 5a)
Climbers: Pete (leading) Scott (belaying)
Camera used: Olumpus Mju400
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30 seconds later whilst attempting the move- he fell off and took a wonderful upside-down pendulum of a whipper. Miraculously, he didn't hit a thing- although he went very grey for a few minutes after and continued to finish the pitch- see 'the handshake'
Scott - 04/Apr/05
It's true - I felt a bit sick for quite a while!
gritstone - 25/Nov/08
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