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Present: Bill Sheppard, Adrian Thorpe, Chris Franklin, Chris Molyneaux

Parked at farmhouse, much better + shorter route. Got to Juniper, Franklin rigged first pitch after much confusion + swearing. Second pitch OK, bad step eventful as usual. Chris M nearly died (again). [NB must replace cows’ tails]. Rift passage was quite fun, third pitch even more so…

Chris discovered that a major rope mistake had been made when he nearly popped off his descender. Not enough time to re-rig so prussic out in time for dinner.

Quote of the trip: “What’s a panda if not an overweight Chinese badger?”