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Oct 10, 2012
This lost and found thread is a great don't get me wrong... But when I start to look down this lost and found list we (climbers) are leaving our crap everywhere. Hundreds of dollars worth of gear get left behind every week.

Lets try a little harder to do a last check before leaving an area. I find climbing related items every time I hike/climb in eldo.

I am just as guilty as the rest and am not pointing fingers this is just a friendly reminder to double check you have your stuff before leaving the crag.
Erik Hopkins
Joined Sep 24, 2011
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Oct 10, 2012
Sometimes your stuff gets left behind by someone else. Then you're screwed. Charlie S
From Ogden, UT
Joined Aug 23, 2007
1,233 points
Oct 10, 2012
That's why they invented the "Dumb-Dumb" check.

I do it every time, everywhere, cause I am a dumbass who misplaces stuff.
It is truly crazy to see how much people "forget".
PTZ
From Chicago/Colorado
Joined Jul 27, 2010
200 points
Oct 10, 2012
Let's. Colonel Mustard
From Sacramento, CA
Joined Sep 13, 2005
1,055 points
Oct 10, 2012
You mean I have to find my way to the climb, find my route, get up safely, get down safely and remember to bring my stuff home? I don't know..... Rick Blair
From Denver
Joined Oct 16, 2007
163 points
Oct 10, 2012
Gear can be recycled and used, plus I can't help but get that pirates tingle inside when I find gear and nobody claims it. I think personally its the garbage at the crag that is more of an issue...I doubt anybody looks at a sling, cam, or a nut and just says oh well...someone else will pick it up. gunter
Joined Mar 2, 2011
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Oct 11, 2012
The low number of new threads in the lost and found versus the number of people climbing I would say this is more of a non-issue. TomCaldwell
From Clemson, S.C.
Joined Jun 2, 2009
2,393 points
Oct 11, 2012
I'd say that this problem has probably not worsened all that much throughout the years...the proliferation of internet forums just highlights the issue in a way that it was never exposed before Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Joined May 4, 2011
350 points
Oct 11, 2012
Eh things happen. That being said it always amazes me when people leave their entire rack or snowboards / skis. Those are pretty big items.

Guess it's like my dad used to say to me.."you'd forget your head if it wasn't attached to you".
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From Boulder, CO
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