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You Yangs - Flinders Peak Bolting? 5-Aug-2010 At 6:25:02 PM WM
my 2c:
In *theory* everyone could be catered for if there were a "fair" mix of all sorts of face routes, namely: (a) solos, (b) sparsely bolted, and (c) "sport bolted". (ignoring trad lines). Say a fair mix is 33% of each. (If based on rates of participation the a:b:c proportions should be more like 1:33:66 !!)

In *reality*, around Melbourne:
1) below grade 22(ish) there's plenty of (a) and (b), but almost no (c).
2) above grade 22, there's almost no (a), a few (b), plenty of (c).
... and bugger all virgin rock to allow new routing to change the balance.

So retrobolting enough easy routes to get 1(c) up around 33% only seems fair. And those routes where the FA approves are a good place to start ...

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