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Proud's Sump Rigging
Posted: 15/04/2011 11:07:43
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Does anyone know who has installed the fixed ropes in Proud's Sump and for what purpose?

The reason I ask is that the first pitch is part of a route now approved for outdoor activity groups from Smallcleugh to Rampgill and the existing rope would need to be removed for route to be suitably rigged.

I am assuming it is a fixed rope because it has been in-situ for a while now and some of the hardware/rigging is not in the best of condition.

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Posted: 15/04/2011 11:18:16
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Posted: 15/04/2011 23:34:41
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Quite what the PM is doing down Prouds Sump I can't imagine. Perhaps he's discovered digging is a good way of relieving the stress of managing the financial crisis. Or given that Brown sold most of the countries Gold reserves at a knockdown price perhaps he thinks the rapidly increasing price of Lead is the way out of the problem. IP: 82.10.241.121
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Posted: 16/04/2011 06:36:23
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cinsidering some of the things he seems to havetime to involve himself in I'd think it's probably the best place for him...

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Proud's Sump Rigging
Posted: 23/04/2011 21:52:51
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Please do not tamper with the stainless bolts on the prouds sump route, or the bolt positions in the horse level as these are required for rigging and rescue practice

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