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What happened to double ropes? 10-Jul-2018 At 7:40:05 PM Jayford4321
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On 2-Jul-2018 Martym wrote:
>I've been climbing since 2001 - so I'm hardly old skool.
>On my first trip to araps in 2006, we brought doubles and I thought they
>were the best thing ever, and got a set of mammut genesis that I love.
>One of them got a bit manky so i bought a Mammut Serenity which is rated
>as a single, but is about 8.7; so I've still got the option to double rope
>when required.
>
>What do most people do when they abseil into the Grose? Backpack carry
>their second rope?
>
Wrong site for your question?. This is a climbing site not that there might not be absquealers on it.

>I would think that it's not that you don't see them as often; it's just
>there are so many more climbers out there. I wonder how many people at
>the Mount own all their gear vs sharing it? You don't need doubles on the
>organ pipes.

Itís prolly not so much that there are more peeps, but that they are in different areas, the choss lovers doing the double thing out of sight in the backblocks.
Re organ pipe doubles, where else newbs going to learn?
Anyway, the ring clippers are too lazy to carry a rack so why would they carry another rope?

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