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TR - Mt Buffalo Southside Gorge FA 27-Apr-2018 At 11:03:05 AM Wendy
On 25-Apr-2018 bigchris wrote:
>It's all good - my harness was probably due to be replaced anyway from
>crawling up trenches and giant cracks and my shoulder was knackered before
>this and its starting to come good :D

Wish my shoulder would just come good like that :(

>>I really doubt that the bolts will excite a new generation off width
>>though. Almost all climbers won't be able to do enough moves to even
>>between the bolts. If the ease of putting a tr on cacophonic crack hasn't
>>brought the masses to the delights of offidths, 4 bolts in a harder,
>>offwidth at the top of a long pitch of crack climbing isn't going to
>>Chris and Tim are just special climbers :)
>I don't think Tim had much say in the matter - "DUDE LETS GO DO THIS"
>"Ummmmmm ok?"

Tim probably had a lot of practice at that growing up. noddy "This'll be a great new route. the next bard!" Tim looks at mossy chossy line " ummmm, ok?"
>>What disturbs me more is the sideline mention of highlining anchors appearing
>>all over the place at Buffalo. So now i'll go over to the other thread
>>to have a little rant about those.
>Tim and I saw a few different sets up near LGL, Country Road, and of course
>they would have partner anchors on the other side of the Gorge. I can't
>say I care enough about them to get my knickers in a twist and it seems
>like the dude from the other thread put them in. There well out of the
>way of anyone seeing them (at least I thought so) so no harm, no foul (on
>these ones).

What gets me, is that we all leave fixed anchors on trees, bollards and gear to rap into those areas. Why can't highliners build similar anchors?

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