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Exposure high on Meagaidh
© Chad123, Jan 2010
Route: Postman Pat (VII 7)
Climbers: Chad Harrison
Camera used: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 75
Date taken: 30th January 2010
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Apparently it looks like a grade IV, hope this shot from a different angle shows it a bit tougher than that!
Chad123 - 01/Feb/10Report
Yes, it's steep, but not for too long. Grade IV cruxes are often like this. Any more sustained, and it's probably V
wee jamie - 02/Feb/10Report
Just looked at the guide! Is it VII,7!!??? Shows how much I know!
wee jamie - 02/Feb/10Report
Am getting fed up with this! The photo is very fore-shortened - I have done a lot of ice routes of grade IV, V and VI and WI routes up to WI6 and this is very steep and about 20m long, mostly vertical, hence grade VI. Pulling out of the cave is overhanging. You can't tell this from the picture!!! Whatever the grade it is a great pitch of ice....
Chad123 - 02/Feb/10Report
Nice set of pictures, looks like an amazing route, definitely only grade III though, maybe tech 4 at a push.
mikemartin - 02/Feb/10Report
Tech 4?! Now your being generous. Climber looks like he's doing pressups. Has he tilted the camera to make it look steeper?
ruaidh - 25/Jan/11Report
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