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Aug 3, 2012, 9:26 AM

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Re: [johnwesely] How far from bolt is off route?
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For sport routes, my general thought is if you can reach the bolt / or in line from bolt to bolt with your hands, you're on route. I have a friend who liberally traverses 10'+ to avoid cruxes. Too me, you don't send if you're doing that.

Commonly on cliffs where sport routes are developed, the lines often are arbitrary because climbable holds cover the entire wall. It is only the bolt line that really defines the route.

It is the "traversing" type of climbers who most commonly complains about choss because they venture off into uncleaned territory and then complain about rock quality!

(This post was edited by roughster on Aug 3, 2012, 9:28 AM)

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