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Artificial lower limb fitted for mountain climbing, 1998

An artificial leg fitted with a claw-cleat attachment, and a boot-tread attachment lying beside.

The prosthetic limb depicted here has a claw-cleat foot, spring-action shock absorber, and metal-reinforced plastic socket, with a boot-tread foot attachment beside it. Dave Franke wore this metal Flex-Foot limb when he climbed Kathmandu in Nepal.