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General Climbing Discussion

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Curious about Trad 24-May-2007 At 9:35:03 AM steph
On 24/05/2007 dalai wrote:
>True trad omits this modern technology. Just buy the book basic rockcraft,
>a length of hemp rope, dunlop volleys and prepare a few machine nuts of
>various sizes by drilling out the thread and slinging*.
>*You can skip this step and just gather pebbles of various sizes on the
>path the the crag

Thats how it all started, the first trad climbers collected nuts from the nearby railway tracks, slung them and used them as pro. Ah back in the day..... :)

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