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Bolted belay at the top of pitch 6.
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John Hegyes
Apr 17, 2008
Bolted belay at the top of pitch 6.  
There really is no need for any fixed gear on that route as all of the belays are easily protectable. If you are on this route you are going to the top and are not going to rap the route, therefore there is no need for bolts, pins, tat or anything else. There are plenty of bolts and other fixed gear in many other places in Red Rocks, it doesn't hurt to keep some routes clean where ever possible. Oct 29, 2008
Mike Diesen
Sierra Vista, AZ
Mike Diesen   Sierra Vista, AZ
Why would you chop the anchors??? I never understand why slung natural pro with a climbers garbage for repel is preferred over neat looking bolted repel stations that are well camouflaged from site. Oct 29, 2008
Karsten Duncan
Sacramento, CA
Karsten Duncan   Sacramento, CA
I respect John's rigging knowledge but I think the rap is probably safe enough. Now, how well the sub-par grade will stand up to the weather and time are a different story.

In my opinion it doesn't really matter as the anchor should be chopped anyway. Jul 22, 2008

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