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A bolted anchor, of a very strange sort to say the least, fixed at the top of the second waterfall on the north wall of the dike
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Nolan Huther
Jun 21, 2015
A bolted anchor, of a very strange sort to say the least, fixed at the top of the second waterfall on the north wall of the dike  
Robert Hall
North Conway, NH
Robert Hall   North Conway, NH  
Looks like whoever put it in put in the 3rd bolt (on top) and tied the webbing through all 3 as a "back up" in case the lower 2 bolts (with the ? Stainless DSteel ? quick links) failed! Strange....

Also..just noticed the knot seems to be a simple overhand (aka "death knot", which it really might be given the short "tails" ! ) Jun 23, 2016
Nolan Huther
Clarkson University
Nolan Huther   Clarkson University
Apparently the rangers had it installed to facilitate rescues. Not sure whether they asked someone to do it or if they did it themselves. Either way its a bit of a botched up bolt job. I can't precisely recall but I think it struck me that they bolts are closer together than they should be as well, so removing the lower left bolt probably wouldn't help so much. The red webbing has been removed as of October. Jan 18, 2016
Peter Lewis
Bridgton, Maine
Peter Lewis   Bridgton, Maine
Odd arrangement. Two bolts a bit farther apart and separated slightly vertically would be a more standard setup. Just remove the lower left bolt and add a traditional chain anchor with quick links / rap rings. Does anyone know who put this in? Jan 15, 2016

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