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Not a reliable anchor
No, I would not trust this one, but we used it on North face of Sneffels. The terrain consisted mostly of loose rock, and climb was not difficult - especially the pitch below this "anchor" was more like a scramble on a loose terrain.
Sometimes, speed takes up more importance in a high alpine setting, and pitch after pitch makes climbers less secure, or more confident of their NO fall climb.


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Liba KopeckovaSubmitted by Liba Kopeckova
on Sep 17, 2011 12:37 pm

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