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Antique Bolt
It's said that some of the bolts on the Army Route date back to the 1950s, placed by the US Army.
"Vintage" is good in wine, not sure about bolts.
14 Aug 2011

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Liba Kopeckovai love it

Liba Kopeckova

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I love it when i find old pitons, always imagining first people climbing the route...
Posted Jan 23, 2012 11:23 pm

Sarah SimonRe: i love it

Sarah Simon

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Well, Liba, my appreciation for history at bolts like these is tempered by my contemplation of the effects of weather and corrosion.

I know, I know, these antique bolts are supposed to be so bomber (They don't make 'em like they used to!) but they can still give me the creeps. ;)

Sarah
Posted Jan 24, 2012 11:38 am

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Sarah SimonSubmitted by Sarah Simon
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