Mt Lindesay - a convoluted mess?

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Mt Lindesay - a convoluted mess?

Postby gbagua » Mon 09 Sep, 2019 3:31 pm

I'll be heading over to Lindesay soon with two of my climbing buddies. I have been told by staff at K2 Base Camp (as well as reading the description of one particular wikiloc file) that the rap stations are a joke! Climbing tape left by many parties, pretty messy.

On top of that, I just found out this:

http://www.rockclimbing.com/routes/Aust ... _Lindesay/

And the photo in question:

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http://www.rockclimbing.com/photos/Trad ... 40438.html

This is not possible?? To see that in 2019 is absolutely incredible.

Can anyone confirm that that "thing" is no longer there? If it is, I'll certainly remove and dispose of the whole object.

<strong>Poor tree</strong>.

Cheers!
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Re: Mt Lindesay - a convoluted mess?

Postby ofuros » Tue 10 Sep, 2019 11:12 am

Good luck with your adventure, gbagua.
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Re: Mt Lindesay - a convoluted mess?

Postby dalehikes » Wed 11 Sep, 2019 2:27 pm

I went up Mt Lindesay a month ago, I don't remember seeing that thing.. it may have missed my eye though.

The big chain around the rock near the top is still there, fixed with an odd and unsettling selection of padlocks...
I wouldn't call the rap stations messy but I did see some tape around that could be removed.

Fixed ropes remain at the start of the climb and the chimney climb with the aid of a tree is still necessary. :D

Good luck. It's one hell of a fun climb.
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Re: Mt Lindesay - a convoluted mess?

Postby gbagua » Thu 12 Sep, 2019 8:34 pm

Absolutely insane! A collection of padlocks or a horror museum. Seriously it deserves a bolt cutting clean up! :)

Going to remove as much mess as i can. Padlocks should be easy with a shim but one of my buddies starts work at 5 on that day so we won't have much time on the mountain to do the hardware cleaning.

Thanks ofuros, dalehikes. Lindesay is currently closed due to high fire alert. Hopefully soon.

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