|(As found on UKClimbing.com site...)
The Old Man of Hoy - Chris Bonington Summits Aged 80
by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor 21/Aug/2014
Legendary climber Sir Chris Bonington - partnered by Leo Houlding - summited the Old Man of Hoy yesterday aged 80.
More detail can be found at;
Well done CB, and I hope your promotion of motor neurone disease research is successful.
Also, though off topic, (setting a record for hijacking a post by doing it from the very first one on a thread... heh, heh, heh.) for the photo critique reader-mob, here is an interesting statistic from their website...
Here are some Top 10's for the UKC photo galleries for the week from 10/Aug/14 to 17/Aug/14. This week we had 1,601 votes for 463 photos by 300 different users.
(& then click on view as thumbnails, if they don't open automatically).
The photos on that site are generally of a very high standard, but I put that down to the luxury of having plenty of submissions from which to cull the best from...