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By Taylor-B.
From: Valdez, AK
Jan 19, 2011
In 50 years this will be protected by our government as a historical artifact. That is so stoopid it is kind of funny.
By John Wilder
From: Las Vegas, NV
Jan 31, 2011
apparently this little tragedy is years old- folks have been trying to keep dirt over it, but rainstorms tend to wash it away and expose it.
By smassey
From: CO
Jan 31, 2011
Ah well, another thing to add to the to-do list. seems never-ending...
By fat cow
From: St. Paul, MN
Jan 12, 2012
No way. That's mind blowing! Taking the time to camo chains, but not considering spray painting the rock, who could be that stupid?
By Cunning Linguist
Jan 12, 2012
Okay, for context and explanation:

Sport Climbing Area.
Sport Climbers.
Permadraws made of unknown-strength hardware-store chain.
Us as a community allowing these unsightly, dangerous, and stupid jewelry pieces to festoon our otherwise decent sport climbing crags.
The BLM for not emphatically discouraging this lame practice.

Anything in this list that's not stupid, let me know so I can put it on the Very Smart Things list.
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Painting your chains at the crag...

1. Should Chains even be painted? I mean it's not like you can really disguise them that much.
2. If you are gonna paint your chains, maybe it would be best to complete that task at home.
3. If you must paint your chains at the crag, maybe it would be worth it to bring some newspaper?

This is possibly one of the most moronic things I've seen at a sport crag, and that's saying a lot!

Submitted By: Adam Peters on Jan 19, 2011
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