Pink & Purple chalk markings

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Pink & Purple chalk markings

Postby Justin » Mon May 23, 2005 12:46 pm

Hi,

Noticed some coloured chalk markings at Rocklands this last weekend, I think most people will agree that this is a no-no. Please, only white tick marks if you really need them.
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Pink & Purple chalk markings

Postby crosswind » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:24 pm

Yeah, it sucks-noticed this at Chosspile at Harties at Harry Potter crag-somebody thought it would be cool to put pink/purple gradings next to routes. To make matters worse they tried their hand at some artwork as well.

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Postby Fool » Mon Jun 13, 2005 3:31 pm

Why is it that people feel the need to leave their mark every where they go.... what FOOLS!!!

I haven't personaly seen any cases where coloured chalk has been used. But I am sure that at alot of crags or bouldering areas it may be better to use a colour that blends in with the natural rock. Obviously not bright pink purple. But the use of more earthy colours seems like a good idea....
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