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By Dom
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From New Brunswick Canada
Jan 15, 2013
Moby dick 5.11-

I put tape on my gear to distinguish it from My partners' gear. For quickdraws I put it on the pro end only. I didnt used to do that but then killed a rope in 2 weeks. I am Almost certain it was from a gouged biner. Climb trad long enough and you'll encounter the odd Bolt here and there. If you push yourself you'll eventually fall off a Bolt on a "trad" (or mix) climb.


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By Shelton Hatfield
From Austin, Texas
Jan 15, 2013
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Dom wrote:
I put tape on my gear to distinguish it from My partners' gear. For quickdraws I put it on the pro end only. I didnt used to do that but then killed a rope in 2 weeks. I am Almost certain it was from a gouged biner. Climb trad long enough and you'll encounter the odd Bolt here and there. If you push yourself you'll eventually fall off a Bolt on a "trad" (or mix) climb.


I agree. I've encountered plenty of "trad" routes with bolts


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