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Camp 4, Yosemite. Sept 1978. L to R Nipper Harrison, Martin Taylor & Vic Thomas.
© Alan Stewart

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Vic Thomas, I'm pretty sure.
jon - 18/Mar/18Report
Thanks, I think you are right.
AlanS_748 - 18/Mar/18Report
Did you do the East Buttress of Middle Cathedral with Vic?
jon - 18/Mar/18Report
Yes I did, great day out! How did you know?
AlanS_748 - 18/Mar/18Report
My diary says 'East Buttress of Middle with Elaine, Vic and Alan.' So I guessed maybe you were the Alan!
jon - 18/Mar/18Report
Ah, so I must know you? We didn't do the route together did we, I only remember Vic? My memory is a bit selective at times!
AlanS_748 - 18/Mar/18Report
No, I climbed with my girlfriend Elaine and you climbed with Vic. I knew Vic from a climbing wall in Redditch and did a few Yosemite/Tuolumne routes with him that September. I think it was that year that Geraldine got benighted on the East Buttress so we made sure to carry a box of matches with us so we could have a fire, just in case. Didn't need them, obviously! I knew Nipper from Pembroke. I didn't know Martin but I think he did salathe with Pod that year. He later married Geraldine, of course.
jon - 18/Mar/18Report
Yep! I remember all that, I just can't place you?
AlanS_748 - 18/Mar/18Report
Jon, was it you who had a motorbike that year?
petemeads - 18/Mar/18Report
No, I had a green VW Beetle with a New Jersey plate. We drove it NJ > California > NJ.
jon - 18/Mar/18Report
Nipper is wearing exactly the same clothes that he wore when we did the nose
eggburt1952 - 27/May/18Report
You still around somewhere Nipper?
martinonorcas - 03/Oct/18Report
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