Tuesday, February 20, 2018

They got one thing right.

At least their single carabiner has the gate pointing away from the rock. Single piece of webbing on the loose block. See the one foot overhang on the left edge of the block? When I started climbing it was flush with the cliff.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Reversed and opposed? Well, no.

His partner said, "You know this isn't a very good tree." The one with the 2 trunks rocks right out of the ground when touched.

Bottom of the trunk? No. Tensionless anchor? No. Single mission critical carabiner? Yes.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

If they live until Spring, maybe they will learn better.

That's 6 MM cord and a quickdraw. The bottom carabiner has a wire gate.

They tied loops in the ends together.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Cross appeared recently.

This is where Geoff was murdered four years ago last week, no idea who put it up.

Monday, December 25, 2017

They can't go to the gym

Christmas is the only day they close the gym, so the pad posse shows up at Carderock. I'm sure none of the staff show up on 4/20.