Tuesday, December 27, 2016

68 degrees brings them out.

Yes, that's a caving rope, used for climbing, running it over a bunch of edges. Now, he had  all this rope as an anchor, and left his climbing rope coiled, sitting next to this rig.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The newest scourge of crags, hammocks.

Can you tie a knot without a carabiner?

At a recent meeting organized by the Excess Fund, there were complaints of hammocks showing up at crags across the country. This one crosses the main trail.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Count the runners.

When you use just runners, you have to girth hitch small stuff like that skinny tree and the tree root for the anchor at left. They are also mixing materials, nylon and spectra, that can cut each other.