Viper Size L (2013 model)- Dark Blue piping...
Padded Adjustable Harness, 5 Gear Loops
Fits: Waist 87-104cm Legs: 55-70cm
Chockstone Forum - General Discussion
General Climbing Discussion
|Should you put climbs up for others?
||Monday, 23 April 2007 At 10:18:06 PM
|>Other than feeling safe, it doesent change the climbing, the movement
>is still pure (not aid) and the
>enjoyment is still there.
I have to disagree. Overbolting can severely impair the flow of the climb. You could argue you dont have to clip every bolt, but its mere presence is an intrusion.
On the issue of 'feeling safe"- working a crux with a bolt below your feet is not the same as working a crux where the bolt is at your waist. You can be quite safe with a bolt below your feet if the fall is clean, but your perception of safety will be quite different. The headspace, commitment and memorability are altered by the bolt placement.
Its 'nice' to have to commit and climb through a crux rather than slump on a draw with the pathetic sigh "just take"
Home | Guide | Gallery | Tech Tips | Articles | Reviews | Dictionary | Forum | Links | About | Search
Chockstone Photography | Landscape Photography Australia | Australian Landscape Photography
Please read the full disclaimer before using any information contained on these pages.
Australian Panoramic |
Australian Coast |
Australian Mountains |
Australian Countryside |
Australian Waterfalls |
Australian Lakes |
Australian Cities |
Australian Macro |
Landscape Photo |
Landscape Photography |
Landscape Photography Australia |
Fine Art Photography |
Wilderness Photography |
Nature Photo |
Australian Landscape Photo |
Stock Photography Australia |
Landscape Photos |
Panoramic Photos |
Panoramic Photography Australia |
Australian Landscape Photography |
Mothers Day Gifts |
Gifts for Mothers Day |
Mothers Day Gift Ideas |
Ideas for Mothers Day |
Wedding Gift Ideas |
Christmas Gift Ideas |
Fathers Day Gifts |
Gifts for Fathers Day |
Fathers Day Gift Ideas |
Ideas for Fathers Day |
Landscape Prints |
Landscape Poster |
Limited Edition Prints |
Panoramic Photo |
Buy Posters |