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General Climbing Discussion

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Yet more opinions on Grampians new routes moratori 2-Dec-2018 At 8:59:23 PM dalai
On 2-Dec-2018 Miguel75 wrote:
>On 2-Dec-2018 mountbeckworth wrote:
>>My post on one way to climb without needing bolts, using a static rope,
>>is a bit confusing. I meant that you could climb using a proper climbing
>>rope, but rather than clip into bolts, use quickdraws to clip into a
>>static rope with loops. The static line would be anchored to the top
>>the climb.
>Why not cut the faff and just top rope?

Except neither would work on any routes that are steep / traversing routes / inaccessible / longer than 30m to name a few reasons that sink either suggestion.

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