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Lucas Callahan · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 0

Just looking for one bolt I could put up on the wall to practice clipping on rainy days. 

eli poss · · Durango, Co · Joined May 2014 · Points: 442

Just a bolt, or do you need a hanger too? 

Lucas Callahan · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2017 · Points: 0
eli poss wrote:

Just a bolt, or do you need a hanger too? Hanger as well.


Skye Swoboda-Colberg · · Laramie, Wyoming · Joined Oct 2013 · Points: 115

Clipping the bolt is easy, clipping the rope to the quickdraw is what you want to practice. Hang a draw from whatever you can sling and practice clipping in both directions with both left and right hands.

Mike Brady · · Van Diesel, OR · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 668
Dan Cooksey · · Seattle, WA · Joined Jan 2014 · Points: 365

I used to just use slings and pretend they were bolts or gear placements and then clip draws and carabiners to those.  You would be surprised how many variations of awkward anchors you can build and practice equalizing. 

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