La Cabrera - climbers on El Cancho Largo 3

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These climbers were doing a highly technical aid route including this fearsome (to me anyway!)overhang. They asked (from the cliff) if they could see the photos so I left them with details of how to view my photos in Panoramio. I think they will be disappointed as they don't show up as well as I would like with no telephoto lens on my cameraphone. If it has a zoom facility I haven't found it! These 5 pics were the best of a poor bunch of about 20 and the light wasn't favourable either for much of the time.

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Andy Rodker on March 20, 2012

Please see my comment on picture entitled La Cabrera - climbers on El Cancho Largo 1

ANGEL, EL ALFA III on March 20, 2012

Hola Andy, veo que te acercaste a los escaladores, aunque por ese lado es dificil subir. Pero por la parte posterior se puede acceder a la cima mucho más facil. Aunque el vértigo puede ser terrible jajaja. Like. Saludos

Andy Rodker on March 20, 2012

Yes Angel, I found the scrambler's route once only. I tried to find it again and failed. I have got very near the top quite often but can't find the one route to the very top which I found (beginner's luck) on a cold March day last year BEFORE I had seen it from the south and before I knew what it was and before I had a cameraphone!! I was going to see which route these climbers followed but I had to go (I expect they abseiled down the south face anyway!).

I will try again and succeed!

Best wishes, Andy

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 19, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Andy Rodker
    • Camera: Nokia N95 8GB
    • Taken on 2012/03/19 13:31:01
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 5.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • No flash

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