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Grampians Access 2019 6-Mar-2019 At 6:22:18 PM Rawpowa!
On 6-Mar-2019 Duang Daunk wrote:
>On 6-Mar-2019 Rawpowa! wrote:
>>Apparently PV have decided to close half the Grampians without any consultation.
>>They really need to be specific and say exactly which crags are closed
>>otherwise there will be a whole bunch of oblivious climbers climbing
>>then PV will complain about it. I hope people respect the bans but really
>>what crags have they closed exactly? People are resorting to superimposing
>>maps over the Crag to have a guess, Parks Victoria need to communicate
>>with the VCC or whoever so that both parties can have an idea of what
>>actually off limits. No doubt there are some sensitive discussions going
>>on but in the meantime Parks Victoria need to be specific, otherwise
>>far as I'm concerned they have no right to turn around at a later date
>>and complain about climbers ignoring the ban. You'd hope that they have
>>put some planning into this, given we've known this was coming for months,
>>and the whole situation shows the utter incompetence of Parks Victoria.
>>They need to get their shit together and actually communicate their message.
>>Simon Talbot said he'd get all the "geocodes" out there for the banned
>>areas in his interview with ABC radio, where are they?
>Welcome to the real world bro.
>Ongoing dealing with this situation imposed on us by the f---wits that
>precipitated this PV reaction is what really gets up my nose.
>If I canít go legitimately climbing in areas that were legit before as
>a result of their stupidity, then it makes me feel like chopping some of
>their still currently legit routes elsewhere to let them know how Iím feeling...
>The sheep out there who condoned the original stupid bolting by their
>not calling it out are headed for a shearing in the future too.

So we have a fund raising fight night in the not too distant future? You vs. The Bloke At Black Ian's? I don't know a lot of the climbing seems to be mostly trad climbing and minimal impact e.g. Eureka. I really doubt that this is a well thought out approach by Parks Victoria. There doesn't seem to be a lot of logic behind the bans.

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