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Hard Rock: The cowboy pitch!
© Sean Kelly, Jun 1973
Route: White Slab (E2 5c)
Climbers: Paul 'Tut' Braithwaite
Camera used: Pentax S3
Date taken: 23rd June 1973

User Comments

I had failed miserably to get the rope to stick, but Tut got it second attempt and pulled our rope across!
Sean Kelly - 03/Apr/20
I should also explain that the transparency has faded terribly over the years. Thank god we have all gone digital.
Sean Kelly - 03/Apr/20
He's a natural cowboy !!
dave wark - 03/Apr/20
Wonderful shot Sean. Ok, not technically but, hey... you know what I mean.
Myfyr Tomos - 03/Apr/20
It took Syrett and I about 40 throws to lassoo the spike (in 1970)!
John Stainforth - 03/Apr/20
Great shot!
Mick Ward - 04/Apr/20
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