Inspired by 16 going on 17 at the Ledge

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SNORT
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Inspired by 16 going on 17 at the Ledge

Post by SNORT » Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:48 pm

There were 4 old geezers at the Ledge yesterday, average age of 45 or so with 3 being older than 50. And there was Guy Jones 16 years old hiking "Last Tango" on to "The Cruise". There were no other climbers in sight. The last time a 16 year old hiked anything on trad at that level at the Ledge was probably 25 or so years ago. I know of 3 dudes that climbed incredibly well at that age: Andy de Klerk, Chris Lomax and Jeremy Samson. Not his fella.

Awesome!

'Tis the pity there aren't any more around. But one is better than none.

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