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Travel Bug Dog Tag Klin / Rock Piton

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Tuesday, 26 June 2012
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In Kocici hrbet

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My mission is to travel through the mountains and other less accessible locations. I do not want to be in the low-lying places!!!

I want to be photographed in places where I could be used. But don't forget me there!

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Klin / Rock Piton

In climbing, a piton is a metal spike (usually steel) that is driven into a crack or seam in the rock with a hammer, and which acts as an anchor to protect the climber against the consequences of a fall, or to assist progress in aid climbing. Pitons are equipped with an eye hole or a ring to which a carabiner is attached; the carabiner can then be directly or indirectly attached (through more equipment, such as a nylon sling) to a climbing rope.

Pitons were the original form of protection and are still used where there is no alternative. Repeated hammering and extraction of pitons damages the rock, and climbers who subscribe to the clean climbing ethic avoid their use as much as possible. With the popularization of clean climbing in the 1970s, pitons were largely replaced by faster and easier-to-use clean protection, such as nuts and camming devices. Pitons are still found in place (as 'fixed' pitons) on some established free-climbing routes in places where nuts or cams do not work; and are used on some hard aid climbs.


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Tracking History (18006.5mi) View Map

Dropped Off 12/30/2022 Pazi+Beruska placed it in Kocici hrbet Liberecký kraj, Czechia - 388.05 miles  Visit Log

Hezké místo.

Retrieve It from a Cache 05/01/2022 Pazi+Beruska retrieved it from Svatý Jan pod Skalou - BONUS LAB Středočeský kraj, Czechia   Visit Log

poponesem dal

Dropped Off 04/30/2022 HaFr placed it in Svatý Jan pod Skalou - BONUS LAB Středočeský kraj, Czechia - 8.07 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 04/11/2022 HaFr retrieved it from 13. vitani jara u dobreho vinecka Středočeský kraj, Czechia   Visit Log

Brzy půjde dál...

Discovered It 03/18/2022 Zouwinka + R discovered it Středočeský kraj, Czechia   Visit Log

Seen in the hands of JezevecJezevec.

Dropped Off 03/18/2022 jezevecjezevec placed it in 13. vitani jara u dobreho vinecka Středočeský kraj, Czechia - 351.32 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 03/17/2022 jezevecjezevec retrieved it from (Ne)vinne setkani u vina 202/1 Hlavní město Praha, Czechia   Visit Log

Děkuji, pojedeme dál!

Dropped Off 03/17/2022 carodejnice placed it in (Ne)vinne setkani u vina 202/1 Hlavní město Praha, Czechia - 63.03 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 03/17/2022 hracicka discovered it   Visit Log

Viděno u čarodejnice na eventu (Ne)vinne setkani u vina 202/1

Discovered It 03/13/2022 Pátek_z_Chrasti discovered it   Visit Log

Děkuji za ukázání.

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