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sprocket


Jan 28, 2003, 11:50 AM
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Whats with POCKETS??????  (North_America: United_States: California: San_Bernardino_County: Dead_Mans_Point)
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This little area is the somtimes topic for contraversy because of a little climb called pockets.Any way some idiot thought it would be cool to make this huge overhanging boulder go by making man made huecos!Dose anyone know why or when this crime against nature and my personal ethics ,was commited.
Its only reflected the attention span of some of todays climbers.

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chopper


Feb 23, 2004, 9:33 PM
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not sure if youll ever read this but ill reply anyway. the boulder is actually called pocket rock and was drilled (im guessing) over 10 years ago and it actually alot of fun. i dont agree with the drilling either but the local birds dont mind the lodging.


vawterclimber


Feb 23, 2004, 11:20 PM
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I believe there is a route in CO ( garden ) that is called otto's route that was also man made. Though I have heard this climb is fantastic, I agree that this is a true crime against nature. :(


warloc


Feb 24, 2004, 12:44 AM
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I don't know that areas, but I know some man-,made routes of other crags. I think most all people nowadays don't thrill, but just stick one piece if it's known it's going to break soon. I agree with that.
I don't like thrilled holes, but in some areas, years ago, that kind of routes allowed the climbing community to improve their level. So they have been quite important, and, to tell the truth, some of them are really nice to climb.
Have fun, and don't thrill any more :wink:


chopper


Feb 24, 2004, 7:02 PM
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heres a picture of the boulder.







Partner angry


Feb 24, 2004, 7:23 PM
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Make sure you chip ethically, on lead. Rap chipping sucks.

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chopper


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Yeah im sure thats what the creator of the line had in mind.


skiclimb


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Who cares it's a boulder...Sculpting has a long and honored history as an artform...

Did you drive there?...did you happen to notice the pavement?

Crime against nature!?...Cmon get your heads out of your....

looks like an improvement to me


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