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Highball that you bastards
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Route: Highball That You Bastards! (E7 6b)
Climbers: Jim Pope
Camera used: Fujifilm xPro2
Date taken: 27th May 2024
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Very much a comment from the armchair, but would it not be possible to throw a long sling and lasso the flake?
Jon Read - 28/May/24
@jon read Nathan places a sling over the flake on his ascent - theres a good video of him climbing it on here.
petegunn - 28/May/24
The flake is very loose. My thought was that the one thing worse than falling off at that point would be to fall off and then have half a ton of rock land on you as well.
tenbelter - 28/May/24
Wow, quite a solo!
John Stainforth - 28/May/24
What's the grade for a chalk-free ascent?
Sean Kelly - 28/May/24
Just wow. Has it all this!
frontpointstudio - 02/Jun/24
I think the rock in the foreground makes this, realising that the camera is just balanced and you're alone up there really intensifies it.
Nick1812P - 03/Jun/24
As well as liking the photo, I like the irony with Jim's jimpopeonarope copyright tag
Michael Hood - 04/Jun/24
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 09/Jun/24
Wow. One of those photos that stops you in your tracks and makes you glad you're not up there
ericincheddar - 10/Jun/24
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