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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3



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Location: Fixed Hardware: Bolting & A... : Hardware : Climbing Bolt Types : Drilled Angles
By: cieneguita When: Jan 30, 2017

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Comments: Holes are NEVER drilled in stages with different bits. A 3/8" bit does the job, and in harder rock the hole can be modified by cutting a line in three areas about 1" down the hole at 0700, 1200, and 0500 (like mercedes symbol) allowing the top rib and folded edges to seat better. They should be placed EYE DOWN. Typically, the best placements are drilled down at a 10-15 degree angle and pounded til the eye contacts or is imbedded in the rock.

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Location: Arizona : Northern Arizona : Navajolands : Monument Valley : The Throne (King on a Thron... (5.9 A2)
By: cieneguita When: Apr 25, 2016

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Comments: Only a single mid pitch bolt on first pitch adjacent to very loose block. The anchor at top of first pitch is two bomb proof hexes and one ring angle in poor rock. Rappel route is sunlight corner showing full tower in gordon's photo, there is one intermediate station which is easily bypassed with two ropes. The first pitch starts 30' right of this rap line.


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