Pilot Mountain – The Beach

Scarface (5.6)

This picture shows a top rope anchor for Scarface (5.6) next to Pool Hall Gully.  A 21 foot 8mm static cord with figure 8 follow throughs at the bolts and a BHK (Big Honkin Knot) for the master point.  A Petzl rope protector is protecting the anchor from the edges.

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This picture shows top rope bolts for 3 routes at the Beach.

  • Body Surfin’ (5.7+)
  • The Wave (5.11a)
  • Hawaii-Five-O (5.11b)DCIM100GOPRO

This picture shows the rappel rings about 1 foot away from the Body Surfin’ top rope anchor.

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Pilot Mountain – Pool Hall Gully

 

7-Ball

This pictures shows a complicated natural anchor for 7-ball.  This is an implementation of the Backside System anchor described on page 176 of the AMGA Single Pitch Manual with a high master point and a low master point.  It would be possible to set up a much simpler anchor here.

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7-Ball

 

8-Ball

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Using a personal tether and 11mm static rope to get to the bolts at 8-ball.

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