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No big name, no big number, just me climbing an awesome 6c arête tonight
© Glyn Davies, Sep 2019
Route: G'Day Arete (6c)
Camera used: Sony ILCE-6300
Date taken: 18th September 2019
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As summer draws to a close, the nights are drawing in, and along with that, climbing time :-( So I was SO chuffed tonight to have had a brief opportunity to lead this amazing 6C route in the Dinorwic Slate Quarries. There was a VERY thin move with my right toe on a hold just 2cm wide and perhaps 5mm deep. I couldn't believe it would hold my body weight, but it did, in order to make a very powerful, faith-filled move!
Thanks so much to my belayer, my good friend Kamal for watching my every move.
Glyn Davies - 18/Sep/19Report
Great Stuff Glynn
Marc Elliott - 19/Sep/19Report
Thanks SO much Marc, I appreciate that matey - incredibly testing route up to 2/3 height which did test me hard as I slowly edged up. The light for the photo was superb, literally last half hour of daylight !
Glyn Davies - 19/Sep/19Report
A bit of an optical illusion - I saw it as a corner for ages before my brain could see it was indeed an arete!
Kafoozalem - 20/Sep/19Report
Hi Kafoozalem - now you’ve said it I keep seeing it LOL :-))
Glyn Davies - 22/Sep/19Report
Hi Kafoozalem - now you’ve said it I keep seeing it LOL :-))
Glyn Davies - 22/Sep/19Report
Like Kafoozalem I first saw this as a corner, not an arête. But now I’ve realised, I can no longer see it as a corner! Great shot, by the way.
jon - 13/Nov/20Report
To Jon: LOL yes agreed :-) When it was pointed out I could see it too but now I’m struggling to see it again :-)
Glyn Davies - 13/Nov/20Report
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