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by kidney_dave
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:22 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Which brand of rope do you prefer?
Replies: 75
Views: 14288

word to the maxim 9.9
after two seasons outside and in it still handles like new, never slips in the gri gri, and catches falls as soft as ever....cant go wrong. and hey, its what ODUB uses, so it has to be the best, right????
by kidney_dave
Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Top 10 Sport Routes at the Red- What's your list?
Replies: 136
Views: 46390

wait wait...even at .11b, yellow brick road isnt for sucky climbers, i dont think...i bet someone who climbs exclusively at the lode might not have the easiest time on that route, unless they are a really fantastic all-around climber... maybe it just has a special place in my heart cuz its my hardes...
by kidney_dave
Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: looking for slopey routes like lipservice
Replies: 36
Views: 6573

lol soul ram...yeah i slapped and sloped my way up that thang the other night.... :mrgreen:
by kidney_dave
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Obama
Replies: 28
Views: 5470

all his talk about change...i hope he leaves some for me after he is done spending my paycheck for his not-socialist social programs...... :lol:
by kidney_dave
Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: Which knot do you tie?
Replies: 83
Views: 18868

Maybe I forgot to add "without properly backing that knot up" to my statements...
And I said the likelihood of it happening is high, and I meant in relation to the likelihood of an 8 coming untied...
happy climbing!
by kidney_dave
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:49 am
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: Which knot do you tie?
Replies: 83
Views: 18868

The thing that no one has mentioned is that the bowline knots only function well when put under a load, e.g. falling. When that happens it is impossible for that knot to come untied. The 8 funtions as whether it is weighted or not. For that reason bowlines always have to be backed up ( as should all...
by kidney_dave
Tue Oct 21, 2008 6:01 am
Forum: Trad
Topic: best cams
Replies: 17
Views: 5355

BD cams!
by kidney_dave
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:46 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Top 10 Sport Routes at the Red- What's your list?
Replies: 136
Views: 46390

yellow brick road
eye of the needle
electric cowboy
a brief history of climb
mercy the huff (need to send)
wild yet tasty
random precision
air-ride equipped
return to balance
special K

wish i was strong enough to add some more 12s to that list!! :P
by kidney_dave
Sat Sep 06, 2008 6:43 am
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: most beautiful crag at the red?
Replies: 21
Views: 4600

i like emerald city, but the rock @ the solarium is beautiful, and the sanctuary is cool too...and yeah, the lode is ridiculous...the shire has a cool vibe to it too...
by kidney_dave
Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Lower Slabs at Roadside
Replies: 39
Views: 9007

hey ynp1, better to be just thought of as an idiot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt!
by kidney_dave
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: best easy trad routes at the Red
Replies: 23
Views: 6976

yeah go get on whiteout...its crazy fun and a great view from the top! party time is a blast as well...
by kidney_dave
Sun Aug 10, 2008 7:27 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Equipment
Replies: 15
Views: 4376

kelty packs arent too bad and you can find a good one in that price range...the best thing to do is hook up with an experienced outside climber before you invest in a ton of gear....a 9.8 rope is more than enough (buy a maxim!!!!!!) and 60 m is good, but 70m is better.... a dozen draws should do you...
by kidney_dave
Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: .5 camalot left on "Get on the Good Foot" at Bruis
Replies: 30
Views: 6585

armando is seemingly reasonable enough!!!! and yeah, i would like to know who left a cam in a crack so i know NEVER to loan that *insert expletive here* person any of my gear...
by kidney_dave
Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: New to climbing, want to go to Gorge!!
Replies: 21
Views: 4078

yeah...what 512 said...ive been climbing on a maxim for a while now, and i have been begging his highness to hook me up with another one....come on odub!!!! i know all you gotta do is a make a call!!!
by kidney_dave
Mon Jul 14, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: The most technique-intensive route you've climbed at the RRG
Replies: 95
Views: 17549

yellow brick road...thunderclinger...those two were tricky...children of the earth...