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Should we stop placing carrots? 11-Feb-2009 At 6:07:20 PM gremlin
Catering for the masses and the lowest common denominator... once aspect of 'modern' climbing i can't bloody stand.

Maybe people just need some education as to how to use and critically inspect a bolt before they commit to it. IE: long draws, types of bolts, outward forces, etc...

I've always wondered how crags are going to look after all these U's and P's start rusting and need replacing. Expansions and carrots have always been my preference to minimum impact on the cliff. It's not the rock that needs the bolt, it's the climber...

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