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The manky anchor on top of pitch two.  As Nathan mentions, 2 bad bolts, 1 good.
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Aimee Bates
Jun 30, 2009
The manky anchor on top of pitch two. As Nathan mentions, 2 bad bolts, 1 good.  
That would be a Leeper hanger with a 1 1/2 x 1/4 inch split-shaft button head bolt. These were cutting edge when they came out in the 1960's, and just about every face route requiring bolts was equipped with them. The eye of this bolt was rather small, and would accept only one carabiner, and the ultra-thin "blade" that stood up from the rock always gave me a bit of a scare: What would the wound look like if you slid down a slab and went right over one of these bolts? Good to see they are being systematically replaced...and the antiques pulled from those rotting holes could serve as an interesting part of some sort of art project, right? May 31, 2015
All bad bolts at the belays were replaced last year. Jan 31, 2010
Thanks for the info shaft. I'll do that. Jul 11, 2009

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