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by ahab
Sun May 19, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: Ye Olde Booty Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 9336

Re: Ye Olde Booty Thread

i left a black oval on Disappearer on the second bolt... that bolt is a spinner by the way and i am not at all suprised. Arr, this be irrelevant. I took a group of new climbers to Bruisebrothers (typical I know) and I found something at the base of The Offering. If you lost something there on Satur...
by ahab
Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: Roof Crack Ticklist.
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Re: Roof Crack Ticklist.

kato wrote:Is the Battlement roofy enough? Maybe to bust into the roof business slowly... Close Encounters... Jungle Beat...
The Battlement's ruffier than a fratneck gay bar. Close Encounters' roof start can be skirted if you're tall enough (5'7"+).
by ahab
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Military Wall Spray Painted!
Replies: 15
Views: 2326

Re: Military Wall Spray Painted!

2. I didn't have to stand in line for the rainy-day trad lines that some of my "crew" has deemed themselves worthy to take on. Me and Ahab had Fortress to ourselves From what I heard it was the other way around. Alright, that's it. You're coming along for the next wide crack outing. We'll have Dron...
by ahab
Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Shoes
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Sho

Got 'em taken care of. Thanks everyone.
by ahab
Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Gumbies are like honeybadgers
Replies: 55
Views: 6225

Re: Gumbies are like honeybadgers

dustonian wrote:
Redpoint wrote:Ya the video was so bad I went ahead and added a bad song to it as well.
The self-satire makes your work wonderfully rich and complex on so many levels...
Call me naive, but I'm convinced Redpoint is the real deal. I believe.
by ahab
Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Shoes
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Sho

Yeah but you'll have to ride bitch on the cooler :D
by ahab
Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Shoes
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Wanted: Used Pair of 5.5 (36.5) Size Ladies Climbing Shoes

Anyone need to drop a pair sitting in the closet?
by ahab
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Crack School #5 Placing Cams and Nuts
Replies: 12
Views: 2716

Re: Crack School #5 Placing Cams and Nuts

A sling should eliminate walking. Besides, it's the UK. Their toilets flush backwards and their cams don't walk.
by ahab
Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Decking at the Lode...
Replies: 166
Views: 17545

Re: Decking at the Lode...

And it's pussyfied. Wow, as clear an advance as nylon ropes, harnesses and cams! I guess it really is next to impossible to climb without them. But seriously, it's about convenience and the feeling that you're less likely to be dropped by a distracted belayer. I get it. The distracted belayer bit i...
by ahab
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Decking at the Lode...
Replies: 166
Views: 17545

Re: Decking at the Lode...

If I've learned one thing from reading this years my-belay-device-brings-all-the-boys-to-the-yard-and-they're-like-"it's better than yours" thread it's that I really want to buy a 1960 Corvair.
by ahab
Fri May 11, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: Out of my element
Replies: 13
Views: 2588

Re: Out of my element

Climbing's video caption wrote:The guys will cover all widths of cracks—fingers, gands, fists, and offwidths—as well as look at gear placement...
Where might i find these gand cracks? Sound rad.
by ahab
Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: Rebar
Replies: 21
Views: 5702

Re: Rebar

dustonian wrote:...but I'm kind of a puss and don't fall that often on gear. Batguano is a lot more of a bad ass and he's still alive, so...
Could've just posted that & saved a bunch of keystrokes.
by ahab
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: route recommendation
Replies: 15
Views: 2060

Re: route recommendation

Crack Attack at Indian CreekPeriod
by ahab
Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:44 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Rebar
Replies: 21
Views: 5702

Re: Rebar

dustonian wrote:more importantly, are they dimpled aliens?
Fer Chrissake.