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Location: New Mexico > New Mexico, other Southern ... > Last Chance Canyon
By: AccessFund HQ When: Nov 27, 2007

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Comments: Although it was quite sometime ago, I would like to address Dave Myers point of Access Fund dropping the ball.
He suggests that Sphinx Rock (et al.) is analogous to the LCC situation.
With most respect, they are not similar. Sphinx Rock access is on private land. Period. LCC is public. Therefore the Access Fund did not "drop the ball"; the land owner does not want climbers on hsr property. end of story.

A more analogous situation in Choas Canyon stashed pads and the RMNP service. A committed co... more >>


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Black Velvet Canyon > Black Velvet Wall > Dream of Wild Turkeys (5.10a)
By: AccessFund HQ When: Nov 21, 2007

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Comments: The upper pitches can be very loose.
I climbed DOWT back in 2005 and pulled a coffee table sized slab off the 9th pitch taking a thiry foot pendulum swing off the anchors. (It left a good sized non-core shot knick in the rope)
Luckily no-one was below us as it was later in the day. Had there been, it surely would have... well, not good.
As we finished off the (endless) top it got looser and looser.
Be careful.


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