Comments: I replaced the first carabiner on Big Dog today, and left the dog bone after giving it a good inspection. The 'biner was worn and staring to get a little sharp at the edges.
After climbing the route, I saw another worn carabiner at the anchors that will need to be cut off. I did not have a knife with me at the time or I would have cut the dog bone it was permanently attached to.
As the route stands, the anchors are fine and there is another carabiner to anchor to. Removing the old 'binder w... more >>
Comments: There were a number of improvements and trail modifications made during the recent trail work days in Sept. and beginning of October. New landing areas were created for popular areas and fences were erected to prevent land erosion and preserve the natural habitat from damage cause by the vast number of social trails. As one of the volunteers that worked on the project, we ask that you stay on the clearly marked trails and do not "jump" fences or take what you believe to be a shortcut. You're ... more >>