for the record kent - i'd have a lot more respect for your opinion if you dropped all of the transparent bullshit about rights and principles and just came out and told everyone what this is really about - MONEY
you want MONEY - maybe not now, but you want more MONEY for your property somewhere down the line...
i'll grant you that you allude to this, but you always couch it in terms of some sort of grander pretense...i call bullshit
you're greedy, the preserve is greedy, climbers are greedy...we all want what we cant have - in your case its grown more and more obvious that this is money in the form of property value...the preserve could have licked your feet and bought you candy, moratz and the gcc could have wined and dined, but in the end this isnt about anything other than good ole dollar signs
also for the record i'll tell you that i'm also not much of a fan of the gcc and i too have been suspect of the preserves methods from time time...but none of it makes your actions any less distasteful
access is generally hard to come by, and once its lost its harder to get back - you do all climbers everywhere a disservice with all of this...
be honest - its about money - so just put up a donations box on a tree near your land and the land of the other supposedly disenchanted landowners and call it done...you've made your point...
you're process is no more the high road than the preserves
sad days when climbers are f*#king other climbers in the ass over a few bucks
steve schwortz - west coast gunks irregulars