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Rock Climbing Photo: Surrealistic Pillar direct on the left 5.10B and S...
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By Ima Fred Knot
From: Victoria, Seychelles
Apr 11, 2013
That is surrealistic pillar, not the Move (I mean Groove). The Groove is located uphill a bit (right).
By Adam T.
From: San Diego, CA
Jun 12, 2014
If that climber would have fallen, wow, what a swing that belayer would have made.
By Salamanizer suchoski
Administrator
From: Vacaville Ca.
Jun 12, 2014
Na, he'd have been fine.
By Paul Zander
From: Tucson, AZ
Jun 15, 2014
My partner fell near than spot last time I did the climb. We were both fine.
By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Dec 16, 2016
As a guide for many years, I have to say that regardless of "getting away with it last time," it would be far safer to position the belayer closer to the base of the climb and in-line with the first piece of gear. Half the battle in staying as safe as possible while climbing is minimizing the variables: remove as many potential bad things from the system/situation as you can, and then you can concentrate on the good stuff!
By caughtinside
From: Oakland CA
Dec 16, 2016
The belayer is standing at the base of the climb.

As a guide for many years...
m.youtube.com/watch?v=LE61cvEs...
By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Apr 11, 2017
Definitely a guide's belay.
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Surrealistic Pillar direct on the left 5.10B and Surrealistic Pillar on the right 5.7

Submitted By: jblackattack blac on Jul 13, 2010
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Surrealistic Pillar (5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b )
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