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Tarbuster

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Oct 5, 2018 - 03:20pm PT
G. 1950s

Ron Kauk:
Excellent video now posted on this page, featuring Ron talking history and modern climbers on some of the iconic problems, to include Midnight Lightning.
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2974833/Ron-Kauk-Sacred-Rok-at-Patagonia-Palo-Alto
Tarbuster

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Oct 9, 2018 - 09:36am PT
G. 1950s

American from, best guess, the 1950s:
(knew him well, probably born between 1958-1962, IIRC in the last years of the 50s)

Ray Olson

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2809244/Looking-for-Ray-Olson
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2911728/Ray-Olson-RIP
Tarbuster

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Oct 16, 2018 - 08:05pm PT
G. 1950s

Another American, Rob Slater was born, best guess, late 1950s.
Early 60s at the latest.

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1691897/Remembering-Rob-Slater

Also, it looks as though you were asking after Mark Chapman. Definitely 50s.
nah000

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Topic Author's Reply - Jan 7, 2019 - 08:11pm PT
buster. much appreciated:
Clance, Chuck; 1952: Chuck Clance appreciation Thread [Fogarty: Apr. 19, 2010]
Cole, Charles; 1955: RIP Charles Cole III [Bullwinkle: Jul, 16, 2018]
Conn, Jan + Herb; 1924 + 1920: Herb and Jan Conn. Amazeing routes for the ages. [tradmanclimbs: Aug. 3, 2018]
Kauk, Ron; 1957: Ron Kauk/Sacred Rok at Patagonia Palo Alto [Steve Rathbun: May 11, 2017]
Olson, Ray; 1950s?: Looking for Ray Olson [dirtdiver: May 7, 2016]
.... Ray Olson RIP [Sewellyman: Nov. 28, 2016]
Slater, Rob; 1960: Remembering Rob Slater [Ultra Fool: Dec. 12, 2011]

GotD! yeah, if this isn't gold then i don't know what is:
Langford, Jim; 1932: Vintage climbers...your story [riverxing: May 20, 2018]
Suhl, Claude, 1940s?: Claude Suhl, The Duke of Earl and 1962 [Guido: Jan. 7, 2010]

thanks, gents...
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