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Rock Climbing Photo: 2nd belay
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By Peter Lewis
From: Bridgton, Maine
Apr 27, 2015
Eeeeks. Me not likes that very much!
By IJMayer
From: Bellingham, WA
Jan 22, 2017
Hey Pete!
I have not been on Castleton or climbed desert towers. Why do you not like this anchor?
~Ian
By Alex Costakis
Apr 12, 2017
Locking carabiners at each piece would be preferable. As is, the middle leg isn't tensioned. If either of the outside pieces blew it would shock load the middle piece. I can't tell what the middle piece is, but it would be better to let it extend out of the crack, if there is any pull to the right it could pull the carabiner onto the rock, potentially opening the gate and weakening the carabiner. The double fishermans could be moved so it's not in direct contact with the right carabiner. That said, this person is climbing Castleton and I'm just spouting information from an anchor book.
By Eric Odenthal
Apr 12, 2017
The route is really fun. Go climb it!
By Alex Costakis
Apr 18, 2017
Headed there in September!
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2nd belay

Submitted By: Eric Odenthal on Nov 3, 2009
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North Chimney (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a )
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