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Spontaneous Combustion (5.12d), The Needles, California
© Tom Briggs, Jul 2005
Route: Spontaneous Combustion (5.12d )
Climbers: Nic Sellers
Date taken: 1st July 2005
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jon - 18/May/09
Is is just me or is that a _long_ run out?
zebidee - 24/May/09
Awesome, made for a magazine cover
Also nice to see a photo that actually has a climber in it...
johnhowell - 24/May/09
Sends a shiver down my spine!
AndyM-LVB - 25/May/09
Great shot Tom, it makes me wanna go climbing!
Kevin Avery - UKC - 25/May/09
Awesome shot. Made me go out and climb on a day i otherwise wouldn't have. Nice to see a top 10 shot of someone climbing too.
jl100 - 26/May/09
Anyone know, is this the same area (if not the same climb), that was featured in the "No Fear - Reality Is In Fact Virtual" Poster?
With the guy solo climbing, holding himself out from the rock horizontally..?
I'll stick a copy of it up, so you know what I'm talking about. Looks like the same area.
Brilliant photo by the way!
Alejandro - 03/Jun/09
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