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Bivi under East Buttress of Scafell. Colin Read [in red], preparing for second day of action to finish the first ascent of Lord
© Tony Marr, Jun 1969
Route: The Lord of the Rings (E2 5c)
Climbers: Colin Read [red sweater], rest unknown.
Camera used: Cheap, fully manual, 35mm film.
Date taken: 15th June 1969
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My old climbing mates from the 60's, Colin Read and Johnny Adams asked if I would post some of their old photo's...my pleasure.
I held these back until the anniversary of their first ascent 55years years ago this weekend.
Photographer Johnny Adams.
Sadly many of the slides are in poor condition hence strange colours etc. Included for historical importance and interest.
Tony Marr - 16/Jun/24
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