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Back in the day - Strapadictomy, EBs, nuts and Ron Hill's
© John Codling, Sep 1981
Route: Strapadictomy (E5 6b)
Climbers: Graham Hoey
Date taken: 12th September 1981
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...and no side-runners. Hardcore!
Paul Robertson - 25/May/15
The Pylon King - 25/May/15
Not sure but I think it's a waist belay as well......
Derek Ryden - 12/Jun/15
No, fortunately Sticht plates had arrived by then!
Graham Hoey - 12/Jun/15
Nearly as good as the original which is on of my all time favourite climbing photos,
mr mills - 14/Jun/15
great pic! man points
Blake - 16/Jun/15
Admiring the photo. Thought I would check if the belayer was Chris Calow and found out that I had taken the photo!
John Codling - 20/Jun/15
still use EB's
zigzag - 24/Jun/15
Cracking photo. Makes me want to get on it but it's a bit out of my league - even with modern shoes and cams! (Although I still like RonHills.)
bouldery bits - 27/Jun/15
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