P.S. Not important if Steve is belaying or not. Really,
it seems the person on the rock is belayed from
above and tied into the rope maybe half way, just
trailing the back rope, which Steve might be simply
feeding. There is a rope right to Steve's left, but
he doesn't seem to be belaying, just enjoying the
Noble indeed! My favorite partner in the 70's. Many a good adventure together both climbing and apres. Steve is happlily enconsed in Manhatten and doesn't climb anymore but we stay in touch.
Planning a Wunsch, Bragg, Donini reunion in Colorado this Summer. You're invited Peter!