On 5/05/2015 Snacks wrote:
>So, how does an area like Upper Shipley compare to having this area banned
>(and now apparently with bolts removed as of today)?
>That crag would have to be one of the most used areas by bushwalkers and
>climbers in tandem in the whole Blue Mountains.
>Wouldn't want to see it go on my account though... ha ha... as I'm more
>just making an academic point...
>But it is;
>- unaesthetic from a bushwalker point of view
>- grid bolted to the max
>- soft sandstone with climbers possibly ripping off holds onto walkers
>(unlikely but more of a risk than at the arch in question)