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By Robin
From: Albuquerque, NM
Jan 30, 2008
Nice picture. That section he's in looks.... Gnarly.
By Jon Zucco
From: Denver, CO
Jul 8, 2013
So funny how this thing looks so much more possible from the ground....
By M Sprague
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From: New England
Dec 1, 2014
Those bolts look gnarly too, unless the heads are painted brown. Have they been replace with stainless?
By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Dec 2, 2014
The bolts have a brown epoxy-type covering over them, they were fine last year. Couldn't comment on current condition though.
By J. Albers
From: Colorado
Dec 3, 2014
Jay is right, I have seen a lot of epoxied bolts in Boulder Canyon. Unfortunately I think it may be hiding dangerous rust. I say that because Greg Barnes replaced a bunch of epoxied bolts in the Sierra and found that instead of holding out the moisture as was intended, it actually holds moisture in, and the bolts end up looking fine on the outside but are completely rotten and rusted on the inside. Obviously every climate region is different, but I would gander a guess to say that Boulder Canyon is wetter than the Southern Sierra, and thus there are probably some pretty manky epoxied bolts around Boulder.
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Ted sticking the first of 10 very sweet moves through the overhang.

Submitted By: adam brink on Jul 13, 2007
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