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Watchtower new bolted line. 18-Mar-2014 At 12:15:58 PM gov junky
On 5/03/2014 One Day Hero wrote:
>Bolting rock isn't a right, it's a negotiation and has been so since at
>least the early 70's. The problem is that the negotiation has been a little
>bit one sided for the last 20 years, so the current crop think they have
>a right to bolt. They don't. If the bolts offend you, and you have a sound
>reason as to why they should never have gone in, just chop them out (this
>is how the negotiation process works, talking without action doesn't achieve
>shit). I guarantee that if you leave them in, more will follow. Someone
>with even lower standards will use the existing routes as a justification
>for adding even more pathetic bolted lines.

Couldn't agree more - well said.

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