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Rock Climbing Photo: Mystery protection on Phantom Sprint.  Anyone know...
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By Joe Forrester
From: Palo Alto
Nov 12, 2008
God I love the Fishers. Where else do you get such mystery clips? Maybe it is a dead bat wedged in there?
By Ben Kiessel
Nov 18, 2008
Brad it is best not to ask questions and just trust.
By rob bauer
From: Golden, CO
Mar 31, 2009
Assuming there is a prize: my guess is an ancient rusted (pre lost arrow?) pin that someone reslung and then bashed farther in using another pin as a piston. (Veeery clever for that guy, veeery spooky for those ever after.)
By J.Roatch
From: Leavenworth, WA
Apr 30, 2012
Wip it and maybe you'll get the prize
By Brian C.
From: Longmont, CO
Nov 15, 2012
OMG! 2008? Was this on the OW pitch? That thing is still there, same cord and all. I wondered if it was a hex that had been fished down through a tunnel above (can't see it in this photo).

Here's a photo of it 2 months ago...
By ben jammin
From: Moab, UT
Nov 15, 2012
These pictures fill my heart with joy. I hope to one day clip this fine piece of gear on my way to a successful ascent.
By Jason Kaplan
From: Glenwood ,Co
Jan 3, 2013
clipped it around thanksgiving, looks like a hex that was slotted from behind then pulled through the mud. bomber.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jun 27, 2015
By Dakota from North Dakota
Mar 23, 2017
Had I known this was a thing I would have taken a photo. The hole is wallowed out into a big arch now and it's clear to see that it's a hex deep in there. Still felt great to me!
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Mystery protection on Phantom Sprint.

Anyone know what's behind the mud curtain?

Submitted By: Brad Brandewie on Nov 11, 2008
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