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Rock Climbing Photo: Alan Doak comes up P3 of Pale Fire
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By claramie
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 22, 2010
Save weight, why carry pesky draws!
By Alan Doak
From: boulder, co
Mar 10, 2013
Hah, yeah. The problem Clayton is that the route has tons of old junk bolts. If you skipped clipping some of them to save on your draws, you might be looking at a big fall after ripping one or two of them out.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Sep 28, 2015
I think that the comment referred more to the clip with lack of nylon than to the fact that all are clipped. The lack of a draw might actually increase the risk of rope damage and/or ripping a bolt. Probably not a huge difference though.
By Stefan Griebel
From: Boulder, Colorado
Sep 29, 2015
I had already used every last draw, and my ass was so puckered up, all I could think to do put my remaining cams on one biner and use the rest to clip bolts. In hindsight, prolly shoulda built a belay anchor and stopped climbing...
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Alan Doak comes up P3 of Pale Fire

Submitted By: Stefan Griebel on Jan 19, 2006
On this route:
Pale Fire (5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b )
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