Duncan Critchley self rescues on El Cap in 1984
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Duncan Critchley on his Nose in a Day in 1984
Every generation of climbers looks to improve on the performances of the last. James McHaffie and Jerry Moffatt are no different. A generation apart they stood on the same tiny footholds contemplating their mortality. Jerry banished the demons and committed to the moves, but James didn’t know what was coming, and spent hours frozen in that spot, waiting for rescue.