Historical Rock Climbing Images


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Images From the British Isles

Wasdale Head Climbing Group  1893
O. G. Jones sits in the middle

Pen-Y-Gwryd  1897
Seated in the middle row, on the left: Dr. Joseph Collier and Oscar Eckenstein
Seated on the ground, on the left: Miss S. Nichols (first woman to lead Kern Knotts Crack)

Photo Abraham Bros

In contrast to early gear, Stanley Watson leads the Sepulchre
to the right of Kern Knotts Crack in the 1920s wearing rubber-soled climbing shoes

Photo Abraham Bros

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