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|TR: old/new (who knows?) routing
Is this Alan fella from Port Macquarie still around? Anyone else on Chockstone in PortM? I moved up a year ago, interested in hearing from any other climbers in the area.
On 5/08/2014 dfinnecy wrote:
>Is this Alan fella from Port Macquarie still around? Anyone else on Chockstone
>in PortM? I moved up a year ago, interested in hearing from any other climbers
>in the area.
This Trip Report is 19 months old and the author of it doesn't log in too often, not that he may not lurk on Chocky anyway, so I would try PM'ing him or emailing him if he has it listed in his profile.
I just PM'd you with a non-Chockstone climber contact.
So, no response from davidn, but it seems that all of his "first ascent" descriptions on The Crag have been removed.......and his profile on that site (which contained the laughable claim "hardest trad ascent-29") has also vanished from view.......thereby showing that he still reads this shit, and it still gets to him :)
On 5/08/2014 uwhp510 wrote:
>In answer to the question posed by the thread... I have the answer. They
>are all "old" routes, done in the 80s and written up in ACT Granite, along
>with the prescient warning to prospective FAs, as quoted earlier in this
>"Most of the climbs described here have been engulfed by pine regrowth
>and are only recorded here to stop some 'passing c--kroach's' pathetic
>attempts at glory."
>davidn is right in that what he did isn't Mercenary Swine, although neither
>is it anything new. Here are the real routes and grades;
>"Flypast Crack" (E3 6a/V5?!?) is actually "Never again" gr 20
>"Spiderhouse Traverse" gr16 is actually "Trivia" gr 14
>"Trailbike Wankers" gr29 (WTF?!?) is actually "Good things come in small
>packages" gr 23
>"Farewell to Arms" gr 18 is actually "Gripped off me scon" gr 16
>Having spent a fair bit of time out at Pierce's Creek over the last year
>or so, doing my best to ruin the ambiance with 2 stroke noise/fumes on
>the trusty Husky, I've become quite familiar with the lay of the land,
>which has helped me immensely to decipher the access descriptions from
>ps Trail bikes rule :)
modern E3 6a/V5 becomes ol skool gr 20
modern gr 16 becoms ol skool gr14
modern gr 29 becomes ol skool 23 wtf?
modren gr 18 becomes ol skool gr 16
Wotz with tha new breed Xgym home woody junkies ovagrading stuff?
davidn/ratherbewankinV9 Ur right up there with room sharin with our fiend ed if he survives the illustrious stacked RPz jump.
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