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Richard was asked to lead Goliath's Groove by bridgeing only to prove that it could be done. He wasn't very happy.
© Albie, Jun 2008
Route: Goliath's Groove (HVS 5a)
Climbers: Richard Pike and Richard Barnes.
Camera used: Sony DSC-H1
Date taken: 8th June 2008
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Hi.. just wondered if he bridged all the way to the sloping ledge..? only i was there yesterday and had a nightmare jamming up to it..:) thanx
gazfellows - 14/Mar/10
Yes, he bridged the hard bit, but placing gear was a delicate task. At least with jamming you can more easily place your gear.
Albie - 15/Mar/10
yes i can imagine..
Top pic tho....
gazfellows - 15/Mar/10
Total respect ! The right wall felt slippery enough just using it to assist the upward struggle in the crack
Ciderslider - 25/May/13
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