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Dick Williams making the first naked ascent of Shockley's Ceiling (5.6) in 1964. His buddies took off with his clothes, so his descent was also a first. ;-)
Dick Williams making the first nude ascent of Shockley's Ceiling in 1964. His buddies took off with his clothes, so his descent was also a first. ;-)
Chris Spatz repeating vulgarian Dick Williams', naked ascent of Shockley's Ceiling in traditional birthday-suit style.
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Sam Whittaker making the first ascent of Appointment with Death, Wimberry
Climber on Wheat Thin, 5.10c - Cookie Cliff in Yosmite. From a Trip Report "Birth of Wheat Thin" by Peter Haan, describing the first ascent, posted to Supertopo.com #climbing
Mike Libecki climbing a first ascent on the Acopan Tepui in Venezuela
Warren Harding prusiking his fixed lines during the first ascent of the Nose of El Capitan. via Yosemite Climbing Association.
Pete Whittaker on the first flash ascent of Belly Full of Bad Berries, Indian Creek, Utah.
Mammut Teamtrip 2010 Sheffield by mammutphoto, via Flickr
What were the first climbing ropes made of? Now you'll know! Infographic by Just Ropes.
Pamela Shanti Pack on a first ascent she named "The Dark Passenger." Photo: Andrew Burr