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Removing bolts to create trad paradise 4-May-2007 At 4:06:35 PM Breezy
On 4/05/2007 nmonteith wrote:
>Why is this precedent dangerous?

Because once you do it one place whats tro stop it being done elsewhere, there are only a handful of bolts at Ikara and its basically a trad crag, should we go chop all those bolts as well ?

>There is only a handful of routes with
>bolts at Rosea. There are NO
>sport routes.

again there are only a 'handful' of routes at ikara with bolts.

>Wouldn't the act of placing the bolts originally be the
>act of vandalism?

No, not when this was and is the common practice for protecting a route other than with gear.

>Simey has hit the nail on the head. There is very little worthwhile that
>contains bolts Rosea. I challenege
>anyone to name one that is worth preserving...

i cant, but i will also never get the chance to if you go chop them :)

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