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Ron Fawcett on the first ascent of Supersonic
© Al Evans, Oct 1976
Route: Supersonic (E5 6a)
Date taken: 1st October 1976

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Brilliant photo. Brilliant caption.
Mick Ward - 13/Jan/09Report
First F6c?? ;)
Fiend - 13/Jan/09Report
Nope never was and we never thought it was, me and Ron knew how to grade things (6a), Geoff knew how to sell magazines, see the thread.
Al
Al Evans - 13/Jan/09Report
You can just see where Ian Parson's head was whited out _ just above Ron's
jon - 13/Jan/09Report
It would have screwed the picture, If Geoff had let me do it it would not have been noticeable amongst all that gray. I may even do it now, though it will be harder on the glossy mag cover
Al Evans - 14/Jan/09Report
Proof that grade hype to sell mags is no new thing …..
If Climber was 35p I might just buy it !
Burnsie - 17/Jan/09Report
I have retouched out the white blob that was Ian Parsons but now I have ended up with a purple line down the scan :-(
Al Evans - 17/Jan/09Report
Sorry, Al.
jon - 22/Jan/09Report
I see you've put the original back Al.
jon - 17/Oct/09Report
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