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Photos from Barry Blanchard's site

Postby mdougherty » Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:11 am

Saw this linked from Dougald MacDonald's Mountain World blog, a nice set of photos from the first ascent of the North Pillar of North Twin:

http://www.barryblanchard.ca/northtwin
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Postby MScholes » Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:08 pm

Those are some beautiful pics, thanks for the link.
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Postby ktnbs » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:34 am

Excellent. Having been to Orizaba and New Zealand with Barry....one sterling individual.
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Postby kiwiw » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:57 am

incredible!!! climbing .10d in gloves and ghetto rockshoes after being on that wall for 4 days. Is it just me, or are "modern" climbers getting softer?
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Postby Nelson » Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:15 am

kiwiw wrote:Is it just me, or are "modern" climbers getting softer?

Well, I'm getting softer but I'm neither modern nor a climber, so never mind ...
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