Me on Chir Mhor - Isle of Arran, Scotland. '70s


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Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Feb 7, 2010 5:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Oh, dear!

What a great pic for the Back in the Day album!

I'm not sure which I enjoy more: The fact that you're climbing completely unprotected...or the era-appropriate fashion displayed in the photo!

"The water's gone; the land is dry! Why do you wear your pants so high?"

Thanks for sharing!



RayMondo - Feb 8, 2010 6:18 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Oh, dear!

Many are the times I've said that !! Though I'm not too high here. In fact I've been in great danger even with a rope - a 70ft ledge traverse I did in N. Wales. The centre runner came off and there I stood prayin' like Coyote in Road Runner with a wall waiting as reception.

Hahaha, nice verse: Pants are so high 'cos I growd out of them. Sorry butt lycra wasn't around then. The best I can do is Long Johns !!


fabrizior - Feb 8, 2010 7:37 am - Voted 10/10


Your left foothold looks quite not reliable...
Good pic.


RayMondo - Feb 8, 2010 9:21 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hum...

Hi Fabrizior.
I never noticed that !! Though I'm not surprised with the old worn out and bendy Kletteshoe I'm wearing. Still, the Arran Gabro rock has incredible coarse friction.
Ciao, Ray

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