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Rock Climbing Photo: Anchors on Castles Made of Sand that could use rep...
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By Buster Jesik
Feb 18, 2009
It appears that a clever sport climber has finally found a use for trad gear, ha!
By Ty Harlacker
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jun 5, 2011
So, what do the bolts look like? Or are there any?
By Alan Doak
From: boulder, co
Jun 7, 2013
If you're going to put the effort into bolting a quality line, you should spend a few bucks to give it a quality anchor. That said, I didn't mind lowering off it even though I was sketched by the picture beforehand. The cables were in good shape, the bolts are fine, and there was little risk of the cables slipping off.
By eli poss
From: Durango, Co
Jan 21, 2017
Why couldn't they have at least used a larger nut with beefier wire? That looks like a #4 or #5 Stopper, only like 5kN or 6kN for the wire. A KB or LA with a hole drilled makes a much cooler hanger than these wires.
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Anchors on Castles Made of Sand that could use replacing. The wires are actually glued behind the washer making them a touch better.

Submitted By: Jason Haas on Jul 24, 2007
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Castles Made of Sand (5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a )
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