Waterfal Boven - Fadjas revenge

Let everyone know about any suspect/dodgy/misplaced bolts to be renewed or avoided.
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Franz
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Waterfal Boven - Fadjas revenge

Post by Franz » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:08 pm

The past weekend I took some raw beginners (incl primary school kids) to Boven.
although I was warned, I checked out Fadjas revenge at Hallucinogen Wall, because it is a super low grade (9). Halfway up to get a toprope up, I came across some very loose stuff.

I suggest this route be properly cleaned, and/or avoided by beginners. It is not for beginners due to the risks involved. This route is an accident waiting to happen.

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Re: Waterfal Boven - Fadjas revenge

Post by Tristan » Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:10 pm

Sooo, uhm...you cleaned it right?

Or do you expect "someone else" to clean it, if so who..and why?

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Re: Waterfal Boven - Fadjas revenge

Post by Franz » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:16 pm

Valid response, Tristan.
Cleaning the route would have taken more than asking the (very inexperienced) schoolkids to stand back while I dropped a loose stone or two. It would not have been a safe operation with the onlookers around. In my opinion it needs proper cleaning.
Maybe it would be a good project in the interest of safety when I visit boven again (without a beginner squad following me). I will pop a post here when its done.

In the meantime, others taking beginners there should be informed.

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