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Here is what the rap station for Gelsa looks like. It's about 40 feet to climber's right along the obvious footpath. For some reason people keep rapping down directly over Gelsa?
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Jason Antin
Aug 11, 2009
Here is what the rap station for Gelsa looks like. It's about 40 feet to climber's right along the obvious footpath. For some reason people keep rapping down directly over Gelsa?  
coldatom
Cambridge, MA
coldatom   Cambridge, MA
Why on Earth would anyone rap here? This is so close to the walk off. Apr 12, 2016
Jason Antin
Golden, CO
Jason Antin   Golden, CO
Jeff's correct; there is a loop of cable fastened to the tree at a higher level so the rope will run smoothly and at a better angle. That tree is pretty beefy, I wouldn't worry about it. Aug 19, 2009
Jeff Welch
Denver, CO
Jeff Welch   Denver, CO
Yes, it's strongest when tied off at the base. But that tree appears to be so stout that it wouldn't really matter. I suspect it's tied off high to allow the rope to run at a better angle. Aug 16, 2009

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