A bolted anchor would be far more convenient and the least obtrusive.
Post a picture and establish a tree further north and south instead of the one now missing in the middle?
Rap down to the base of your climb and jummar or climb back up?
Put a bolt and either Rich or I will want to unscrew it for fear that they could multiply under the same brand of thinking?
Don't watch this video, if you do the damn song might get stuck in your head. That's for sure ... don't.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbCEGGSQ-aY
The Mohonk Mountain House and the Mohonk Preserve have done a great job protecting the environment thus far, but ... it's all down hill from here http://youtu.be/9AU8fMo8v4k.