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Trashing Tassie ... it's beyond salvation 19-Mar-2011 At 10:19:59 PM chalkischeap
On 19/03/2011 IdratherbeclimbingM9 wrote:
>On 19/03/2011 chalkischeap wrote:
>>I don't think a bolt free crag is going to work out in Aus.
>>It works fine in Britain though.
>... because passionate people held their ground and chopped bolts if necessary?

The debate goes on - there is a battle going on right now over Carn Vellan in Cornwall. The trad defenders have a long history of bolt free status on their side. Something that we haven't had in most areas of Aus.

The link to the grading system is important. With a simple number grade, when the going gets tough, the drill comes out. If you get extra points for scare factor, a blank section becomes an adrenalin opportunity.

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