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Location: CO : Alex Honnold Free Solos Moo...
By: AccessFund HQ When: Apr 7, 2008

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Comments: Yeah-
Sac-town, baby. 916.
Way to go Al.

Kid's a stud.


Location: NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : Last Chance Canyon
By: AccessFund HQ When: Nov 27, 2007

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Comments: Although it was quite sometime ago, I would like to address Dave Myers point of Access Fund dropping the ball.
He suggests that Sphinx Rock (et al.) is analogous to the LCC situation.
With most respect, they are not similar. Sphinx Rock access is on private land. Period. LCC is public. Therefore the Access Fund did not "drop the ball"; the land owner does not want climbers on hsr property. end of story.

A more analogous situation in Choas Canyon stashed pads and the RMNP service. A co... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Black Velvet Wall : Dream of Wild Turkeys (5.10a)
By: AccessFund HQ When: Nov 21, 2007

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Comments: The upper pitches can be very loose.
I climbed DOWT back in 2005 and pulled a coffee table sized slab off the 9th pitch taking a thiry foot pendulum swing off the anchors. (It left a good sized non-core shot knick in the rope)
Luckily no-one was below us as it was later in the day. Had there been, it surely would have... well, not good.
As we finished off the (endless) top it got looser and looser.
Be careful.


Location: CO : Stashed Pad Removal Days
By: AccessFund HQ When: Aug 14, 2007

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Comments: Thanks go out to all those boulderers out here taking the initiative ahead of time, removing their pads.
I am sure they all wanted to make it to Amy's fantastic event, but checked their schedules only to find they were double booked.
It will sure be nice to carry down less trash/pads the day of the event. Not to mention beer-thirty comes quicker when there is less work to do.

Skiclimber- Great idea, why don't to act on your idea and register an Adopt-a-crag event for the Diamond as well. Two e... more >>


Location: CO : Stashed Pad Removal Days
By: AccessFund HQ When: Aug 6, 2007

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Comments: There are absolutely no negatives to the vision and initiative that Amy is showing.

Amy had the foresight to see that a problem we climbers created, leaving our stuff behind, was a potential threat to the access of a place that we love. She then took the next step to do something about it (the step that too many of us don't follow up with).

True, skiclimber, that if we cleaned up our mess on the frontside, none of this would be necessary. However, too many of us don't, so it is.

Good luck Amy... more >>