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Rescue - Bunny Bucket 26-May-2014 At 3:02:07 PM BlankSlab
On 26/05/2014 sbm wrote:

>A surprising amount of people do BBB as their first multipitch! And I
>reckon a good amount will never rap into the Grose to do anything else
>- even mirror ball is intimidating (19 on carrots! And it's, gasp, run
>out!), they cant place trad gear to do Tom Thumb, and they don't read the
>guidebook closely enough to know about Bellbird Wall.

Its a worrying trend with people heading onto things like this as there first multi. Like was said before if your rope work isn't nailed you can loose 2 hours of daylight on something like this.

Somehow i think it wont be the last trip out there to rescue someone. A cold uncomfortable night on a ledge seems to be becoming less and less common with people.

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