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The "Roach," with a homemade large cam and a block of wood we'd use to protect the wide cracks on Excalibur—in the early 1980s the largest manufactured cam was four inches. If you wanted pro larger than that you had to make it yourself.

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Climber on El Capitan with large cam.

Climber on El Capitan with large cam.