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- Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:46 pm
- Forum: More climbing!
- Topic: The Nose goes free yet again
- Replies: 17
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Wes, if you promise not to tell anyone that Tommy was nine years old when I took up the challenge and beat him fair and square in the famous pull up contest, then I'll remind people at every opportunity of said feat. Deal?
ynot, maybe someone should push that block off. It wasn't loose way back when. It would be a shame for the upper part of the route to remain inaccessible. As for wide crack protection back in the seventies, I had several tube chocks and one beam. Placements were generally crap, all wobbly and insecu...
There are a bunch of good routes mentioned here. I like them all. Dicey at Best is really nice. Do go all the way to the top. It's worth it. Jungle Beat is my favorite, but the single 5.9+ move might actually be more like 5.9+++. Nevermore is spectacular with a scarey finish. The big cams didn't exi...
- Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:14 pm
- Forum: Climbing Community
- Topic: New! Red River Online Climbing Museum
- Replies: 31
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The illustrations in Robbins' book were done by Sheridan Anderson. Check out his book on flyfishing "The Curtis Creek Manifesto". Not only is it technically very good, if a bit dated, but the prose is hilarious and the illustrations are the best.
A friend of a friend was climbing the Regular Route on Halfdome and was struck by a turd falling from high above. He was so disgusted by the event that he reportedly started rapping right then and there, then walked all the way back to the valley without even stopping to wash off. Me and ol' Hackwor...
Fallout was a fine route a long time ago. Extreme angle liebacking on perfect rock down low, cool stemming on suspect rock higher up. One pitch, it was a popular toprope problem in the '70s. Don't know if the anchor tree on top survived the vandals.
I'll try to think of tale everyone hasn't heard already. But I will send you some piece of gear off my rack, something that's special to me at least. Something that's been up almost every route I've ever done. How's that?