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No wonder there are so many accidents in the winter !
© boje, Jan 1959
Climbers: Ian Campbell, "Blackspot", ?, Bob Hughes
Date taken: January 1959

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We had only just started climbing and in the first winter we set off up to do the Snowdon Horseshoe. How presumptuous - I don't even seem to have an ice - axe !
Looking back at those early years there were no tragedies in our group, but the potential was certainly there,
boje - 07/Sep/15
There's always got to be one ill equipped bumbly in every group... I think it's some sort of rule, although I'm not sure why it's necessary. It never works very well when there's only 2.....
Great picture.
pneame - 07/Sep/15
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