CORDELIA MOLLOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CORDELIA MOLLOY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Rock climber climbing a steep granite face. As the climber ascends he clips the rope into anchors forced into the rock. The other end of the rope is attached to a person belaying, (not seen) who controls the slack of the rope and holds the rope fast in the event of a fall. Photographed in the Pyrenees, Spain.
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