Ill borrow Moores climbing irons, and after laboratory work Ill have a try at it.
Bickerton improvized a pair of climbing irons, and, after some preliminary practice, ascended in fine style.
If no nails are worn, climbing irons can be carried to strap on to the boot for walking on icy places.
After that Ill use the climbing irons as far as I can, and then shin the rest of the way.
Some of the climbing irons used are shown within the castle.
It was easy going, save for the wind and the fact that the climbing irons interfered when he laid his feet on the rests.