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Jump to new posts Re: Overlook parking lot by DeliLlama @ Today at 12:23 AM

Well...I have to give the overlook managers some credit! It looks fantastic!!! I particularly love the pink surveyor tape in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Big Orange traffic barriers just in time for Halloween!! Although traffic was
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Jump to new posts Re: Lost Phone, Tuesday 10/14 by Cornell Climber @ 10/18/14 08:04 PM

Yup, did those things too. Thanks!
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Jump to new posts Re: Lost Phone, Tuesday 10/14 by Ralph @ 10/17/14 05:58 PM

CC, Call the visitors center first, and ask there. Rock & Snow second. That is unless you called the phone already. You did call the phone, didn\'t you? Didja have the Big Red Van that day? Lotsa room for a phone to hide in there.
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Jump to new posts Lost Phone, Tuesday 10/14 by Cornell Climber @ 10/17/14 03:03 PM

Friend of mine lost his phone on Tuesday, 10/14. Was climbing around Jackie and changed his pants in the West Trapps lot, so those are the two most likely locations. On the off chance anyone found it, he\'d love to get it back. He can id it and re
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Jump to new posts Re: rapping w/second rope by fotovult @ 10/16/14 09:05 PM

Hey Old Nuts - if it saves you some carrying weight a single 70 gets you to the ground from Welcome.
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Jump to new posts Re: rapping w/second rope by SethG @ 10/16/14 04:15 PM

Can\'t imagine why you\'d want to drag a tag line around the Gunks. I sometimes use double ropes (60 meter) and they are nice for managing traverses and for single raps from the GT ledge to the ground. Also at the above-mentioned Ribs station you can
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Jump to new posts Re: rapping w/second rope by rg@ofmc @ 10/15/14 09:37 PM

I climb in the Gunks with 60m half ropes and so almost always do 60m raps. I usually lower the ropes rather than throwing them, and sometimes carry them down with me if I\'m worried about possible interference with climbers below. I don\'t think yo
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Jump to new posts Re: rapping w/second rope by old nutz @ 10/15/14 05:18 PM

Originally Posted By: LucanderI tend to avoid longer raps in the Gunks and stick with a single rope rappels because it minimizes the potential for rockfall/snags and allows better line of sight when tossing the rope at such a busy cliff. That said
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