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The hand traverse on Nexus
© Adam Booth, Aug 2006
Route: Nexus (E1 5b)
Climbers: Ed Booth
Camera used: Casio exilim Z850
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I remember the guidebook talking about a 'hidden hold' on the arete and being astonished to find a huge downward-pointing spike. Now, some 28 years later, I see a photo of it for the first time! I remember moving up there and then using the spike as a huge undercut with both hands to move left in a sensational overhanging position. Great fun!
Gordon Stainforth - 26/Apr/11
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