Sunday, May 13, 2018

Why can't this get fixed?

These ties were placed to stop erosion 38 years ago. They need new landscaping mat to stop erosion from recent floods.

All it takes is digging a trench that floods already started, and replacing the old mat. No permits needed for repairs and trivial expense.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

How about using a knot?

They had plenty of static rope, they didn't need the added risk of carabiners and 8mm cord.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Perfect day, but all about the money.


Perfect day, the access poobahs said "Meet us at 12:30." At 11:15 they said they were going to the gym.

Their acolytes were making money. The Climbing Industrial Complex rules.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Air is good, in anchors, not so much.


The flying right angle off the hollow tree.

After the "rogue" crew.

The access bureaucrat Calle it a rogue effort.

Well, effort is the important part.

Never underestimate what 10 angry climbers can do with scrub brushes.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Let's see how this outrage is handled.

This appeared either Monday or today. REI and Earth Treks make thousands of dollars every weekend at Carderock. What will their response be?


Sunday, May 6, 2018