Goto Chockstone Home

  Guide
  Gallery
  Tech Tips
  Articles
  Reviews
  Dictionary
  Links
  Forum
  Search
  About

      Sponsored By
      ROCK
   HARDWARE

  Shop

Black Diamond: SET of 8 "C4" Cams and 8 matching wire gates. Sizes .3 .4 .5 .75 1 2 3 & 4 and 8 anodised "neutrino" - wire gate karabiners.   $625.00
20% Off

Chockstone Photography Australian Landscape Photography by Michael Boniwell
Australian Landscape Prints





Chockstone Forum - Crag & Route Beta

Crag & Route Beta

Area Location Sub Location Crag Links
VIC Northwest Mt Alexander Dog Rocks (General) [ Mt Alexander Guide | Images ] 

Author
Loose bolts on Waiting for Sam (15)
gfdonc
18/06/2012
10:07:25 AM
Hi,
This route says to clip the last 2 staples on My Black Sheep (15). There are now two lovely stainless Fixe hangers on the face instead. However, when I went to clip them on Saturday they were really loose, at least 2 turns loose, and I didn't have a spanner with me.

I have finger-tightened them but someone needs to take a spanner next time.
(To preempt comments, yes this could go on Safer Cliffs but ought to be public knowledge.)

Loose bolts aside, the second of these is way to the right and most climbers will probably still clip one of the staples on MBS.
rock climber
19/06/2012
4:40:04 PM
The first ascent used the arete. I have re-aligned the route to take in the centre of the face which is the way I would have prefered it to have been. "Waiting for Sam" is now a face climb with better protection. I will tighten the hangers next time I am there if someone does not beat me to it...

There are 2 messages in this topic.

 

Home | Guide | Gallery | Tech Tips | Articles | Reviews | Dictionary | Forum | Links | About | Search
Chockstone Photography | Landscape Photography Australia | Australian Landscape Photography

Please read the full disclaimer before using any information contained on these pages.



Australian Panoramic | Australian Coast | Australian Mountains | Australian Countryside | Australian Waterfalls | Australian Lakes | Australian Cities | Australian Macro | Australian Wildlife
Landscape Photo | Landscape Photography | Landscape Photography Australia | Fine Art Photography | Wilderness Photography | Nature Photo | Australian Landscape Photo | Stock Photography Australia | Landscape Photos | Panoramic Photos | Panoramic Photography Australia | Australian Landscape Photography | Mothers Day Gifts | Gifts for Mothers Day | Mothers Day Gift Ideas | Ideas for Mothers Day | Wedding Gift Ideas | Christmas Gift Ideas | Fathers Day Gifts | Gifts for Fathers Day | Fathers Day Gift Ideas | Ideas for Fathers Day | Landscape Prints | Landscape Poster | Limited Edition Prints | Panoramic Photo | Buy Posters | Poster Prints