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Pilot Error Bolt 13-Nov-2015 At 9:11:53 AM (removed)
On 12/11/2015 martym wrote:
>On 12/11/2015 mikllaw wrote:
>>Does it need a bolt at the grade (if the rest of the route was 26, probably
>>not. As a popular 20, my memory is yes)
>From memory the bolt is the only protection from a nut in a sketchy flake,
>3m of roof or so and jugs on the face above, after which it's a staircase.
>Access from the top is easy - you could preplace a long sling over the
>lip perhaps, but not everyone is going to do that.
>It's a one move wonder climb really, a poor man's kachoong.
>Replace the bolt for all us paupers.

Did it on Tuesday by coincidence. It IS protected quite well without the bolt - cam's in the back of the roof and you will actually swing past the arete. And when on the big jug two moves later, any number of small cams fit quite well in the jug off to the left.

That said, I just clipped the bolt anyway ...

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