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  1. Kuenn attached a file to the thread Rope Condition.

    For comparison/contrast. The residue is similar but from a different source (both ropes are the same make/size). The primary...

    rope.jpg Apr 26, 2018 at 10:38 PM
  2. Bootboy liked ratagonia's post in the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    A quick hand coil is all it takes. The point is that the rope is forward when the throw is made, so the flying potshot does not have to...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:37 PM
  3. ratagonia replied to the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    A quick hand coil is all it takes. The point is that the rope is forward when the throw is made, so the flying potshot does not have to...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:35 PM
  4. Bootboy replied to the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    Regarding the throwing of the "coiled" rope: The rope will open up much more reliably if it is layed or "lap coiled". Circular coils...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:34 PM
  5. ratagonia liked Bootboy's post in the thread Rope Condition.

    I'll admit, I've rapped on fuzzier ropes... perhaps not so wisely. +1 for the aluminum transfer. Under normal use conditions, canyoneering...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:32 PM
  6. ratagonia liked Bootboy's post in the thread Tech Tip: Answered Worn Out Ropes.

    I failed to consider the detail about the actual cutting that triggered the failure. duh.... I would be very interested to see the break...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:31 PM
  7. Anthony Dye replied to the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    Thanks for the input RAM, I'm trying to understand. We did have a rope thrower down canyon (right at the edge of the pit) A couple of the...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:30 PM
  8. Bootboy replied to the thread Rope Condition.

    I'll admit, I've rapped on fuzzier ropes... perhaps not so wisely. +1 for the aluminum transfer. Under normal use conditions, canyoneering...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:28 PM
  9. Bootboy replied to the thread Tech Tip: Answered Worn Out Ropes.

    I failed to consider the detail about the actual cutting that triggered the failure. duh.... I would be very interested to see the break...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:22 PM
  10. Bootboy liked ratagonia's post in the thread Tech Tip: Answered Worn Out Ropes.

    I don't know, but perhaps @Chris Hood could comment. My take on it is based on conversation with Chris about 24 hours later. My impression...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  11. Anthony Dye liked Ram's post in the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    At the throws starting at 3:45? Note how the rope piles after the toss causes drag on the throw. Our buddy Brendan showed us that if an...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:16 PM
  12. Anthony Dye liked Brian in SLC's post in the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    "A fearful idea now suddenly drove the blood in torrents upon my heart, and for a brief period, I once more relapsed into insensibility....

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:15 PM
  13. Bootboy liked Canyonero's post in the thread Sand Trap difficulties caused by wet sand?.

    A sandtrap is not an anchor, it's a process. That process requires a tester (and that assumes the first test passes.) If you've never had...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:15 PM
  14. ratagonia replied to the thread Tech Tip: Answered Worn Out Ropes.

    I don't know, but perhaps @Chris Hood could comment. My take on it is based on conversation with Chris about 24 hours later. My impression...

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:15 PM
  15. Anthony Dye liked pyle762's post in the thread UT: Capitol Reef New Throwing Technique for the "Pit of Despair" Poe Canyon and others.

    The Pit and the Pendulum

    Apr 26, 2018 at 10:13 PM
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