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Gripped on the grit
© Alex Riley, Sep 2021
Route: Thin Air (E5 6a)
Camera used: Panasonic DMC-GX7
Date taken: 20th September 2021
VOTING: from 48 votes
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Good thing Sam (assuming that is indeed Sam?) has got his imaginary rope + gear protecting him - without those it'd be a seriously bold proposition!!
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing - 26/Jan/22
It is Sam, would have been a cool shot without the harness, he was just too keen!
Alex Riley - 28/Jan/22
Cracking shot. Makes it look huge. First time I saw it I thought glorified Boulder problem, but it didn’t feel like that for the 2nd ascent onsight in non sticky rubber. One hard move but quite scary. Good effort Gary.
Philb1950 - 06/Feb/22
I thought best to put a harness on as I was due to be married the following week! Safety first!
SamSimpson - 06/Feb/22
It's a placebo harness.
John Newbiggin - 09/Feb/22
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