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How much gear do you leave behind on a mountain?

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Postby mconnell » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:31 pm

I've carried out more than I've left.

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Postby Sheets » Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:54 am

I get a thrill when I find a 40 year old piton, a twenty year old nut, or perhaps some faded slings. When this gear is removeable I go back and forth on whether it should be removed or whether I should leave it for someone else to enjoy.
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Postby Grampahawk » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:38 pm

2 ice screws; set of goggles; water bottle;1 mitten; my first wife
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Postby billisfree » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:13 pm

Grampahawk wrote:2 ice screws; set of goggles; water bottle;1 mitten; my first wife

One man's garbage, another man's treasure.
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