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General Climbing : Dumb things other climbers ... : Post

Jun 11, 2015

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Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock
By: Xam When: May 2, 2015

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Comments: The tyrolean at Cob Rock appears to be gone as of 5/2/2015. Anyone have plans to replace it? I can help but don't know how to permanently tighten and fix a tyrolean.

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : North Face/Ridge : Cable Route (5.4)
By: Xam When: Aug 26, 2014

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Comments: As of Sunday 8/24, the route was mostly iced over due to the storm on Saturday. We rolled up w/ a light rack and approach shoes and slipped our way up the thing using some tension traverse shenanigans to get around the the iced up corner just below the top of the 1st mini-pitch (next to the cracked eyebolt referred to above). Group behind us seems to have bailed at this spot (if you want your nut back, let me know). Not much pro on this thing when the cracks are filled with rotten ice and you... more >>

Location: CA : Shasta Cascade : Mt. Shasta : Hotlum-Bolam Ridge (AI1-2)
By: Xam When: May 9, 2013

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Comments: I think it is problem with the algorithm...it looks like it goes in order of increasing difficulty (by the website, obviously not correct) WI1, WI2, ... , WI5, AI1, AI2, ... , AI5. So the average ('consensus') of some WI1-2 and some AI1-2 is WI5+. Obviously a goof but should be simple to correct.

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: longest fall on a micronut?Trad ClimbingXamJun 24, 2015
re: Drones at the crag: woohoo or oh geez?General ClimbingXamJun 15, 2015
re: Dumb things other climbers have saidGeneral ClimbingXamJun 11, 2015
re: Chamonix partners wanted (september)InternationalXamJun 11, 2015
re: How do you add up an anchors KN?Trad ClimbingXamJun 8, 2015
re: Descending/ascending tubular nylon webbing?Climbing Gear DiscussionXamJun 7, 2015
re: Best way to tie two ropes together for rapping?General ClimbingXamMay 29, 2015
re: Best way to tie two ropes together for rapping?General ClimbingXamMay 28, 2015
re: Lumpy Ridge Dry?ColoradoXamMay 28, 2015
re: Unusual Girth hitch technique -ok?Trad ClimbingXamMay 20, 2015
re: Lone Eagle Cirque ConditionsColoradoXamMay 19, 2015
re: Lone Eagle Cirque ConditionsColoradoXamMay 18, 2015
Lone Eagle Cirque ConditionsColoradoXamMay 18, 2015
re: how to shorten cordelette for small anchorBeginning ClimbersXamMay 15, 2015
Cob Rock Tyrolean DownColoradoXamMay 3, 2015
re: Gym Climbing DillemaNorthern Utah & IdahoXamApr 28, 2015
re: Gym Climbing DillemaNorthern Utah & IdahoXamApr 28, 2015
re: The call to close down Everest for a whileGeneral ClimbingXamApr 27, 2015
re: Totem cams not the alien versionClimbing Gear DiscussionXamApr 27, 2015
re: Looking to climb for my 1st time, anyone want to help?MidwestXamApr 26, 2015
re: How to avoid zippering trad gear from the bottom up? Trad ClimbingXamApr 23, 2015
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