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"Go in Damn It" Climber placing gear on Hargreaves' Original, Stanage.
© ChrisJD, Mar 2006
Route: Hargreaves' Original Route
Climbers: If this is you, email me !
Camera used: Canon 1DsII @ 400mm ISO400
Date taken: 25th March 2006
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I think this shot gives you some idea of JUST how scary this route was in the sixties, when it had absolutely no gear and was graded "Severe".
Gordon Stainforth - 19/Apr/07Report
That bottom cam looks crap as well...
MNA123 - 21/Nov/07Report
It's pretty safe now, must have been a gripper back then.
Red Rover - 08/Jan/10Report
I did this route on lead with about 6 months climbing under my belt, and although I didn't find the moves too bad my inexperience meant that I didn't manage to get anything in gear wise that I would have hung my hat on - felt like a solo and I shat myself - good route though
Ciderslider - 07/Mar/12Report
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