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Hardest HVS I've done
Rob Smith, Mar 2013
© dr_botnik
Route: The Mincer (HVS 5b)
Camera used: Sony Xperia
Date taken: 29th March 2013

User Comments

Went to do this with Colin Mortlock. A young school boy climbed it in school shoes, crossed under the overhang and got stuck at the bottom of the crack. I ran up to the top and dropped a top rope to him. I wondered if he became a famous climber.
oldmanofmow - 19/Jul/13
What year was that? Sounds quite a story! The first moves off the ground would be very difficult to reverse and make the route quite committing from the off...
dr_botnik - 19/Jul/13
Its a long time ago but it would be about 1961-62
oldmanofmow - 23/Sep/18
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