Silverminor steps

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Xenomorph
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Silverminor steps

Postby Xenomorph » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:34 pm

Construction of steps to Silverminor this w/e.
Cormac & Malcolm
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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby Justin » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:48 pm

Nice work guys, appreciate it :thumleft:
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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby mokganjetsi » Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:44 pm

all that money we pay to cape nature for our *special* climbing permits paid for this right?

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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby ant » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:21 pm

I stand corrected here, but my understanding is that MCSA members (yes with valid, paid-up membership cards) are exempt from the activity permit requirement (for sport-climbing) because of the MCSA's contribution to the sport climbing EMP, and the hands-on work detailed in the EMP such as maintaining paths.

Thanks Andy and Cormac / 'them' the MCSA.

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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby Paul Goddard » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:25 pm

Great work Malcolm and Cormes !
I look forward to visiting the new crag
thanks a mill ! :thumright

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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby mokganjetsi » Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:29 pm

oh yes, great work guys - looking forward to go check it out!

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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby Xenomorph » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:35 am

mokganjetsi wrote:all that money we pay to cape nature for our *special* climbing permits paid for this right?


Good point I never thought of that!
The poles were already there-from previous path building at Main crag-whom paid for the poles?-You will have to ask Andy, I got the stakes (would have been paid for by MCSA) from Andy- All the equipment used was our own, except a drill bit and attachment from Andy.
It took us 2 hrs to build, we need to go back and do 2 more, as we ran out of stakes.

Bolting lines is easy! We must also be conscious of it impact on the surrounding environment!

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Re: Silverminor steps

Postby Andy Davies » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:18 am

Nice one guys. Good to see some initiative being taken. Anybody else keen to do something similar please contact the MCSA - we will gladly help facilitate / pay for any work that needs to be done.
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