/ Bolts at Mowing Word
Awaiting rapid removal I hope.
Is this a magic reappearing bolt?
Big deal. If you don't like the bolts just don't clip them.
Disclaimer - this is not my opinion and I am attempting to be ironic.
Please remove the bolts - one of the lovely things about Mowing Word is the complete absence of anything other than yourself, the cliff, the sea and the sky -- that sense of isolation and of self sufficiency is very special and will be destroyed by bolting.
FFS why ? what pleasure can anyone get reduceing a route to their level ? its not as though they can claim the ascent without hopefully swift retribution. I would suggest removing their balls but they clearly don't have any.
No, the bolt i on the blank looking wall between the 2 established routes but not clippable from either
Directly up from heart of darkness belay
Taken from the Mowing Word section of the 1996 guide: -
"A pitch has been climbed on the smooth wall right of the upper cracks of 'New Morning' using a bolt runner, it was graded E5 6B and called 'If I ruled the World' (22.2.86). It began from the belay at the end of the traverse of 'Heart of Darkness' and moved up to the right side of the pinnacle...
I'm guessing that this could be the route. Doesn't explain why a hanger has re-appeared (I assume the original was removed?). Maybe a bit of a Bank Holiday wind up?
> Disclaimer - this is not my opinion and I am attempting to be ironic.
Rather defeats the object non?
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