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Second ascent of Great Wall
Reg Phillips, Aug 1962
© boje
Route: Great Wall (E4 6a)
Climbers: Dave Yates
Camera used: N/A
Date taken: August 1962

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Dave Yates ready to lead the second ascent of Great Wall in the days before lycra pants and approach shoes.
Note: This photo and the following three were taken by Reg Phillips and are submitted with his permission.
boje - 27/Jul/18
A brave man. The gear - and the runouts! Thanks so much to Reg Phillips and you for us being able to see these photos.
Mick Ward - 27/Jul/18
P.S. I love the hole in the toe of his boot!
Mick Ward - 27/Jul/18
An amazing set of photos but it is this one which brings home the seriousness. A route like that on gear like this. Respect.
Kafoozalem - 28/Jul/18
Brings back great memories, of days when what you had on your feet was less important than what you had in your head.
bootsie - 01/Aug/18
Very significant!!
Paul Ha - 02/Aug/18
A superb set of photos!
SteveSBlake - 03/Jan/19
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