Missing hanger on maypop and the po po on the prowl

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Missing hanger on maypop and the po po on the prowl

Post by Dink Dink » Fri May 13, 2005 8:08 pm

If anyone cares, one of the anchors on maypop is missing it's hanger. This no longer affects me because I discovered that maypop is the worst climb in the gorge, and no one should ever climb it again. I say take 'em all off. Any climbs worse than maypop? Oh yeah, and there was a roadblock outside of nada tunnel today. Good spot for one, can't even see 'em until you're out of the tunnel. I suppose they're trying to curb the extracurricular activities of climbers and hikers. So make sure your registration is current and your illegal substances are hidden. Peace yo.
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Post by marathonmedic » Fri May 13, 2005 10:42 pm

Funny how roadblocks often pop up in that spot. It's not a county line or anything, is it?

As for Maypop, I posted something about a year ago about one of those being loose. Someone said they would tighten it but I'm guessing it worked itself loose enough for someone to use it as a souvenier.
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Post by ynp1 » Sat May 14, 2005 4:42 pm

i think wes told me that he replaced the bolts and hangers on that climb not to long ago. anyways i love that climb. one of my favorite in the red. i love slab climbing.
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Post by meetVA » Sat May 14, 2005 6:04 pm

oddly, ynp1 and i will agree on something. i think maypop is a super fun route b/c you get to go through such a variety of movements and techniques. then again, i've heard that you either love it or you hate it.
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Post by travelinyouth » Sat May 14, 2005 9:44 pm

I also heard that the hangers were manky and one of the bolts was poo! Hence I decided the climb was not worth it.

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Post by Wes » Sat May 14, 2005 10:08 pm

It was rebolted this winter, but we didn't replace the anchors. Will try to do that next time the team is up there. Also, planning on rebolting Too many puppies.
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Post by Stewy911 » Sun May 15, 2005 8:23 pm

too many puppies definately needs em. I hate the way its bolted
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Post by Paul3eb » Mon May 16, 2005 11:39 am

Dink Dink, obviously you haven't climbed brother stair.. does anyone know where i can buy fuses? or shaped charges?
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Post by marathonmedic » Mon May 16, 2005 11:45 am

I'm wondering if Paul got shut down by Brother Stair. It might explain his animosity toward a piece of rock that just stands there by itself not hurting anybody.
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Post by Paul3eb » Mon May 16, 2005 11:50 am

it hurts me that it's there and considered a climb.. if it wasn't a climb, that'd be different. quite possibly the dumbest climb this side of the milky way..
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Post by Stewy911 » Mon May 16, 2005 11:58 am

It has a fun begining but i agree the rest is realy not worth it. you can do a fun boulder problem start into brother stair that looks cool

did u post this because u did not send or because u truly hate it? lol jk micheal
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Post by Paul3eb » Mon May 16, 2005 12:10 pm

i refer everyone to the poll that unanimously agreed that brother stair should be blown off the cliff face: http://www.redriverclimbing.com/viewtop ... ther+stair

sadly, poll tampering brought.. unrelated topics to bear on the poll. true as they may be, they were not the subject of debate ;)
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Post by KD » Mon May 16, 2005 12:16 pm

Corporate Whore wrote:Dink Dink, obviously you haven't climbed brother stair.. does anyone know where i can buy fuses? or shaped charges?
might have a thing or two left over from my old caving days. not sure if it's stable to handle after all these years. make a damn good fourth of july though :)

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Post by meetVA » Mon May 16, 2005 1:42 pm

wes, team suck is doing quite the service to the community. thanks to you all.
do you guys keep a list of the routes you are rebolting? how many do y'all have under your belt?
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Post by Wes » Mon May 16, 2005 3:27 pm

I have only done a couple routes, nothing all that much. Sunshine does almost all the other routes. He keeps a list, I think. Maybe if we harass him, he will post all the routes he has fixed over the last few years. Probably more then many peoples tick list...
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