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CHAmois Picture of the Month

 

Each month a different image or photograph of the CHAmois club is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a member. Click on the small image below to see it full size.

November 1999

Napes Needle
Napes Needle
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Explanation: Napes Needle is on the southern flank of Great Gable, at the head of Wasdale in the Lake District. The Needle was first climbed by Walter Parry Haskett-Smith in June 1886, an ascent which may have marked the birth of rock climbing as a sport in its own right. This picture shows (left to right) Nick Jeffery, David Jeffery and Colin Lowe on top of the Needle with Wast Water in the background.

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