/ ARTICLE: Kendal Speaker Profile: Jerry Moffat on John Bachar

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UKC Articles - on 02 Nov 2009
[Jerry Moffatt and Niall Grimes, winners of the grand prize at Banff, 2 kb]Jerry Moffatt and Niall Grimes are appearing at the Kendal Mountain Festivals this year.

They will be discussing their book Revelations — Jerry Moffatt that has just won the prestigious Grand Prize at the Banff Mountain Book Festival.

In this third Kendal Speaker Profile we feature a chapter from Revelations — Jerry Moffatt that describes Jerry meeting the iconic American climber, John Bachar.

Also presented here, as a video, is one of the last interviews with John Bachar.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2005
Tom_Harding - on 02 Nov 2009
In reply to UKC Articles: Very intresting article, reminds me of the one in the current Alpanist. RIP
bouldery bits - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to UKC Articles:

Hi!

Does anyone know whats happening with the photo of John Bachar? Would that tied cloth really save him in a fall or is it psychological?

Thanks,

Oli
3leggeddog on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to bouldery bits:

You have just made me feel really old.

To answer your qn, yes but uncomfortably
duncan - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to bouldery bits:

> Does anyone know whats happening with the photo of John Bachar? Would that tied cloth really save him in a fall or is it psychological?


http://pimpinandcrimpin.com/2009/06/25/what-your-harness-says-about-you/

Scroll down to 'Swami Belt'.
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bouldery bits - on 12 Nov 2009
In reply to 3leggeddog:

Thanks for that!
Looks mental to me. Think I'll stick with my petzl fluorescent thing!

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