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Rock Climbing Photo: Birmingham Ben leading P1 of ML
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By saxfiend
Administrator
From: Decatur, GA
Mar 2, 2010
Ben is the slabmaster! He just scampered up that scary first pitch.

JL
By rpc
Mar 2, 2010
Great photo. Really makes me want to go back (to scare the living shit out of myself once more!)
By ferrells
Jun 24, 2010
the horror. the horror.
By UncleBen
From: Steele, AL
Jun 25, 2010
...like a snail....crawling along the edge....the edge of a... straight....razor...
By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Sep 30, 2014
Looks like you could put on a pair of approach shoes and run all over this smooth beast of a slab! Sweet photo
By Jake Jones
Administrator
From: Richmond, VA
Sep 30, 2014
Pics can be deceiving. The first pitch of this thing is a pretty serious lead. I mean, the whole thing is, but especially the first pitch, and particularly up to the first bolt. I don't doubt that there are people that can "run all over it" but I think they would be few and far between.
By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Sep 12, 2016
I believe the route is steeper than this photo makes it look. You can kind of tell if you look at the climber's stance. It sure scares the hell out of me much more in person than this photo does.
By Scott Phil
From: NC
Sep 12, 2016
It is hard to photograph the thrill of runout slab at Stone Mountain. This photo of Rainy Day Women sort of gives you a better idea of the angle:
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Birmingham Ben leading P1 of ML

Submitted By: RadDawg on Mar 2, 2010
On this route:
Mercury's Lead (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R )
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