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Cerro Torre - Compressor Route - Bolts Chopped
robertsonja
18/11/2010
7:36:18 PM
For anyone who has been following the debacle on the Compressor Route

http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web10f/newswire-flash-bolts-cut


rodw
18/11/2010
7:41:38 PM
Dont worry they left some bolts for you to chop :)
brendan
18/11/2010
8:16:01 PM
has robertsonja chopped any bolts?

ajfclark
18/11/2010
9:42:20 PM
Cross link to previous discussion and previous posting of this link: http://www.chockstone.org/Forum/Forum.asp?Action=DisplayTopic&ForumID=1&MessageID=86628&Replies=37&MsgPagePos=-1#newpost

ajfclark
18/11/2010
9:43:46 PM
On 18/11/2010 davidn wrote:
>Apparently Robersonja isn't the only rabid bolt-chopper! Or something.

Maybe if he'd consulted with others he would've realised this was already posted?

ajfclark
21/01/2012
8:52:57 AM
Chopped more: http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web12w/newswire-compressor-kennedy-kruk-flash

Maxo
21/01/2012
2:27:52 PM
Kennedy should also visit the Gallery to right past wrongs
widewetandslippery
21/01/2012
4:34:48 PM
Pretty funny, people. Chop bolts on a route you can do on gear, I,ve bolted routes I,ve done on gear
Fish Boy
22/01/2012
6:26:17 AM
The significance is that this is the first ascent of one of the most stunning lines on planet Earth without using bolts placed by that gas powered drill machine.

tmarsh
24/01/2012
10:34:39 AM
Update:

David Lama frees the route: http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=39061
Fish Boy
24/01/2012
11:30:32 AM
I wonder where he went at the bolt ladders?
Fish Boy
24/01/2012
11:36:38 AM
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1725375/Cerro-Torre-A-Mountain-Consecrated-The-Resurrection-of-th

Some famous mountaineer named rolando started this...lots of interesting reading from Rolo G, Long, Cedar Wright, Steve Schneider, Scott Cosgrove...

ajfclark
27/01/2012
7:06:27 AM
A longer statement from Kennedy & Kruk: http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web12w/newswire-kruk-kennedy-statement
dalai
27/01/2012
9:18:59 AM
On 24/01/2012 Fish Boy wrote:
>I wonder where he went at the bolt ladders?

According to Planet Mountain - right.

ajfclark
8/02/2012
7:51:48 AM
Interview with Lama: http://rockandice.com/news/1793-tnb-lama-disagrees-with-ct-bolt-chopping

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