Trip Report
Spring cleaning.
Wednesday April 17, 2013 12:03pm
Credit: Grippa

Every spring the climbing bug hits hard here in SLC. A group of us regularly participate in an event known as "No Star Tuesday" where we seek out routes in the guidebook the authors deem unworthy or lack luster. More often than not these routes are hidden gems that just need some love. Sometimes however we use these gatherings as an opportunity to give back via public service.

This week we chose a rainy day to clean up one of our local crags, and do a little trail work. Capped off with some grilling, and talking sh#t of course...

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Grippa is a wannabe living in Salt Lake City, UT.

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  Apr 17, 2013 - 12:06pm PT
Always good to give back, thanks for doing that

Trad climber
CA Central Coast
  Apr 17, 2013 - 12:10pm PT
Nice work!

Trad climber
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  Apr 17, 2013 - 12:21pm PT

  Apr 18, 2013 - 10:45pm PT
Hey cool stuff Grippa, love the no stars!

And good on ya guys for takin care of the crag.

Mountain climber
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  Apr 18, 2013 - 11:24pm PT
Always good to see the giving back. Never gave that much thought to banana peels - now I will.

My friend used to climb on the east coast - they'd have a different kind of cleaning every season - he said they would scrub the routes of moss/etc that had built up over the off-season. I think his best friend took a terrible fall doing this solo, but he lived through it.
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Boulder climber
  Apr 19, 2013 - 01:09am PT
One small boulder in the parking lot simply got flipped onto another side in order to hide the tag from the well known and very deadly “X3″ gang.
You might want to go over your life insurance policy in the next couple days.

Trad climber
Salt Lake City, UT
Author's Reply  Apr 19, 2013 - 08:52am PT
X3 is definitely going to come get us...

Thanks ya'll. Appreciate the kind words.
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