Monday, January 15, 2018

If you are perplexed, you are correct.

Whatever they thought the knot and carabiner accomplished, it doesn't. 

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.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Should you do a crap rig on a 5.13b?

That's the climbing rope running over their rope bag (nylon on nylon), the cordalette is maybe 7mm, single carabiners, gate down towards the rock. He said, "You've got it." She was at the second move on Silver Spot.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Canal Project

The canal work should be downstream of the climbing area, but some activity must occur nearby to refill the canal.