/ NEWS: INTERVIEW: Pete Whittaker Climbs Baron Greenback Direct
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What a legend.
I saw the chalk marks a couple of days ago and wondered who had been up there.
When are bolts on gritstone ethically OK?
When they were placed donkey's years ago on an aid ascent.
This ethics thing is easy.
"Last resort" means, having taken personal responsibility for your safety on a crag, and weighed up the risks of the situation you're in, you make an assessment that you are DEFINITELY about to die unless you put in a peg, and would rather take the HIGHLY LIKELY chance of dying at the hands of hoards of offended climbers when they found out what you've done.
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