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Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 8:41 pm
by GeorgeHorn
Was there on Saturday. One of the top hangers is severely rusted. Worried old chain would snap if bolt failed. Left a screwgate in other hanger as safeguard.

Re: Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:02 am
by Thermophage
Yeah man...a LOT of those bolts are in shockign condition.
Is catfish that 16 or something? I think I climbed it prev and pooped myself lowering off :?

Re: Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:13 am
by NatureBoi
Thermophage wrote:Yeah man...a LOT of those bolts are in shockign condition.
Is catfish that 16 or something? I think I climbed it prev and pooped myself lowering off :?
22, Great Route!

Maybe we need to organise an ARF meet for Kalkbay in the next few months,
Cormac

Re: Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:30 am
by Thermophage
Ya Cormac dude...Sounds like a plan. Bring your trad gear...Not too keen to hand around on many of those bolts for a long time :P

Re: Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 1:00 pm
by Not
I'd be amped to come out on a rebolting session - I've not ARFed in ages!

Re: Beware chains on Catfish Rising Kalk Bay

Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:34 pm
by GeorgeHorn
I am happy to help and contribute some funds.