Archive for August, 2010

Anchors in Maple Canyon

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

I received an email detailing a potentially hazardous anchor setup that is proliferating in Maple canyon and in particular the Zen Garden and Pipe Dream areas.

The anchors in question utilize quicklinks and (hopefully not a self-fulfilling name of) “slip hooks”:

Hooks

Hooks

If you are placing these anchors please discuss pros/cons of these hooks with Jeff at Momentum, on Mountainproject, or in the Utahclimbers.com forums.