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© Mark Eddy, Mar 2011
Route: Glass Slipper (E2 5b)
Camera used: Panasonic DMC-FT10
Date taken: 19th March 2011
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Okay, so top roping a classic like this isn't best practice - and wasn't us - but i think otherwise it's almost a solo.
Mark Eddy - 15/Apr/11Report
Disgraceful, i hope they soloed it afterwards
Mark Davies PK - 15/Apr/11Report
What a bag of cocks. If they can't climb it then there are loads of good easier routes nearby.
Fiend - 15/Apr/11Report
Having spent lots of time on & near to this crag, I've witnessed plenty of mini epics on this route - a total head game. Can understand the desire to top rope it first before going for the lead, which I think they did. The landing for anyone unfortunate enough to deck off this route would be distinctly unpleasant.
Mark Eddy - 15/Apr/11Report
Is it worth roping up for? I do know the place, and find the hype unbelievable. It's nearly as small as Stanage in height, and I can't see the point in climbing there either.
ITS - 16/Apr/11Report
Whether or not to rope up is up to each individual.
Don't remember any hype about the place, but the rock is superb in my opinion.
Don't you bother roping up at Stanage? Met some people out soloing a 200m route, but that's up to them.
If you can't see the point in climbing there, maybe look elsewhere, there's no shortage of other crags.
Mark Eddy - 16/Apr/11Report
its a good route however you climb it, not 5b though
ritid - 11/Jul/11Report
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