These bans have been imposed by Parks unilaterally, without consultation, without satisfactory justification, without transparency and without sign of due process. They have been accompanied by appalling communication, out-of-this-world hypocrisy, and a failing in Park’s obligations to climber’s as a user group. In a belated effort to justify the bans at least some at Parks have engaged in a dirty, misleading smear campaign dishonestly vilifying climbers – and even resorted to lies. Yep. Oh boy. Where to begin….