Blue nut left behind on Crack of Dawn - Lakeside Pinnacle

Did you forget you favourite boots at the crag? Or, did you find some quickdraw on the 4th bolt of some route?
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Heinrich1981
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Blue nut left behind on Crack of Dawn - Lakeside Pinnacle

Post by Heinrich1981 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:51 pm

Good day everyone,

Yesterday at Lakeside I was practising my gear placements while top roping the route "Crack of Dawn" at Lakeside Pinnacle. I managed to get my one nut/wire so stuck that I couldn't retrieve it, despite all my efforts. The reason was most probably due to the fact that the nut was placed in a crack that was more parallel (cam placement would have been better), compared to a crack with an obvious bottle neck/constriction (lesson learned).

It is a blue CAMP nut (about halfway up "Crack of Dawn"). If anyone manages to retrieve it, I would greatly appreciate it if you contact me at 0722 844 097. In the event that anyone manages to retrieve it for me, we can agree on a reward as a way of showing my appreciation (drinks/milk shake at the "Toad on the Road" maybe:)).

It is severely stuck, so don't waste too much energy trying to retrieve it. It can always be left behind in the crack and used as a permanent piece :)

Kind regards.

Heinrich

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