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  • noun Plural form of chockstone.

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Examples

  • Once I reach the narrow slot, there will be some short sections of downclimbing, maneuvering over and under a series of chockstones, then 125 yards of very tight slot, some of it only eighteen inches wide, to get to the platform where two bolt-and-hanger sets provide an anchor for the rappel.

    127 Hours

  • I bob my head to the music as I walk another twenty yards and come to a series of three chockstones and scramble over them.

    127 Hours

  • I bob my head to the music as I walk another twenty yards and come to a series of three chockstones and scramble over them.

    127 Hours

  • Then I see another five chockstones, all the size of large refrigerators, wedged at varying heights off the canyon floor like a boulder gauntlet.

    127 Hours

  • In my path are two van-sized chockstones a hundred feet apart.

    127 Hours

  • For me, each one of those chockstones I crawled over or under represents a diminished likelihood that I would survive the time it would take to evacuate my useless body.

    127 Hours

  • Did some free downclimbing…not too bad…got to the second set of chockstones.

    127 Hours

  • Because one of the chockstones pulled out as I was pulling on it, climbing off of it, and it slid down, smashed, and trapped my right hand.

    127 Hours

  • Facing upcanyon from my manacling point, I guess at the contours and edges that may or may not exist on top of the chockstones that form the shelf above and in front of me.

    127 Hours

  • Squirming my way over small chockstones, I stem my body across the gap between the walls to follow the plunging canyon floor.

    127 Hours

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