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Tribute Wall accident 11/09/2018 23-Sep-2018 At 10:07:35 PM gordoste
On 23-Sep-2018 rodw wrote:
>On 23-Sep-2018 Wendy wrote:
>>This is almost always the situation at second bolts. Frequently at 3rd
>>bolts. There are reasons I find sport climbing more scary than trad!
>It shouldn't be, easy to fix, when bolting just have first few bolts close
>together to ensure clipper doesn't deck and space out the higher you go..seems
>to be more an issue on easy routes with the idea its easy no one will fall..shit
>happens IMHO..bolt accordingly.

Good in theory, but in practice if you follow this strictly, you end up clipping from all sorts of strenuous positions, instead of from obvious jugs.

This isn't really an issue at Buffalo because there are no holds anyway, so people put the first bolt really high.

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