Donít Leave Your Garbage on Top of El Cap!!!!!!!

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moosedrool

Trad climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jan 4, 2013 - 12:59pm PT
BEARS! LEAVE OUR SH!T ALONE!!!

CLIMBERS! TOSS YOUR BAGS!!!
Dr.Sprock

Boulder climber
I'm James Brown, Bi-atch!
Jan 4, 2013 - 01:08pm PT
any bears ever fall off el cap?

deer?

any food at the bottom?

will a can of dennisons chile survive 3000 feet?

i hit a stampeding mule in the head with a can of chile at 3 am in los muchos park near liverpool,ca, boy scouts, some jackass let em out and 20 of em tore thru camp, back near del valle res,

dented the can but the mule ran on,

Shack

Big Wall climber
Reno NV
Jan 4, 2013 - 04:28pm PT
The worst part is those climbers should know better.
Bad form.
RP3

Big Wall climber
El Portal/Chapel Hill
Jan 7, 2013 - 05:43am PT
Thanks for posting this Bryan.

After topping out from a mapping mission up Zodiac this fall, we encountered this at the summit:
Credit: RP3
Credit: RP3

We bumped into the responsible climber on the way down. She was very apologetic and I do not wish to call her out. I just want to make the point that leaving haulbags full of garbage on top of El Cap is (unfortunately) fairly common. I also encountered another mess up there on a similar scale to what Bryan posted after topping out on New Dawn this summer and another massive pile of garbage on top of the Prophet. 3 times in one year? Are you kidding me?

It really surprised me to see this given all of the support the climbing community seems to give to Jesse, Ben, and the wilderness restoration teams who have been breaking their backs cleaning up El Cap.

Your mothers are not here...clean up after yourselves!
-Roger Putnam
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Jan 7, 2013 - 06:12am PT
The good news is that decades of encouraging environmental awareness has developed the nearly universal opinion that littering on top of ElCap is bad.
Riley Wyna

Trad climber
A crack near you
Jan 7, 2013 - 07:35am PT
i could have watched that video all day - love watching the little guy go to work..
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jan 7, 2013 - 07:56am PT
The good news is that decades of encouraging environmental awareness has developed the nearly universal opinion that littering on top of ElCap is bad.

But not bad enough to actually merit acting responsibly or intelligently.
Vegasclimber

Trad climber
Las Vegas, NV.
Jan 7, 2013 - 09:32am PT
Thanks for the post and the reminder. What a mess, and for sure a negative impact for climbers and the bear in many ways.

I hate the shot of that fire pit as well. I know some people who do the sh#t bag burn trick, and I just don't agree with it. You never get all of it, and burning sh#t smells horrible and the scent will linger for days.I haven't been on a wall yet so I have to ask: Is it really that hard to carry a well-constructed poop tube down with you and dump it in the trash?
10b4me

Boulder climber
Somewhere on 395
Jan 7, 2013 - 09:35am PT
Well, I guess we know where most of the face lifters will be this September
mucci

Trad climber
The pitch of Bagalaar above you
Jan 7, 2013 - 10:07am PT
Yosemite Walls deserve better than this.

I always thought you had to hold YOURSELF to a higher standard.







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