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by merrick
Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Red River Outdoors, open!
Replies: 20
Views: 7121

man, i miss you guys and your tasty tasty food!
by merrick
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Ro Shampo Training
Replies: 18
Views: 7785

ro isn't about the crux it is about endurance and rythem. just climb a lot of steep routes to build a base focusing and moveing steadily but not fast and with a rythym based around pulling harding on the steeper sections and relaxing on the easier sections. work on breathing and finding rests. and w...
by merrick
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: climb like a girl
Replies: 16
Views: 6326

climb like a girl

wow the new york times did a great piece on women climbers. check it out

http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2 ... DIOSS.html

makes me miss climbing even more....
by merrick
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: going to font
Replies: 8
Views: 3984

get a car, font is more like the red with a large number of areas far apart from each other than smith where everything is in one spot if you can't get a car, let me know and i can dig through my guide and let you know the areas you can walk to bas cuvier has a bunch of classics and shouldn't be ove...
by merrick
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Opinions, Suggestions, Problems....
Topic: Photo Contest! - Red River Gorge Guidebook 2nd Edition
Replies: 55
Views: 26508

my vote is for a climber on the route to give perspective, and an indication of steepness.
by merrick
Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Shelf Road - Good?
Replies: 34
Views: 13479

i agree with climbboy, check out penitente canyon if you are out there. i swung through there a few years back and it looked pretty cool.
by merrick
Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Terry
Replies: 267
Views: 106078

he was definately in the gorge on sat...it felt just like one of the last times I climbed with him...

man I miss that guy
by merrick
Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:19 am
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Anybody ever been to or climbed in Malyasia?
Replies: 11
Views: 3722

was there in 98. it was a pretty interesting place. I felt really safe. It has probably changed quite a bit since then though. have fun!
by merrick
Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Todd Skinner
Replies: 81
Views: 23451

so sad...
by merrick
Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: Red rocks guide book
Replies: 4
Views: 2294

don't use swains book. it is really really bad


the supertopo book is pretty awesome but has a limited selection of routes in it. If you are just going there to do some classic trad routes, that is the one to get.
by merrick
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: THANKS and Perma Draw Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 20209

when was the last time someone hung the draws on a standard setting sport climbing redpoint?

1982?
by merrick
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: December road trip
Replies: 14
Views: 4828

it really depends on what you want to do? trad, bouldering, sport, long routes, granite, sandstone???? all of the above?? for a mix of everything and ease of use red rocks is hard to beat. mt. lemmon is actually a summer area due to the fact that it is at altitude. Cochise Stronghold is pretty amazi...
by merrick
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:28 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: For Reference: Emergency Room Locations
Replies: 20
Views: 8334

hmmm, maybe this warrents a page in the next edititon of the guidebook! 2 for me. One was a climber who rappelled off the end of his rope from 30 feet. 10 years of experience, 5.12/v9 climber, just not paying attention. It was in Owens so getting him out was an adventure. Broke his, leg, hip, bit th...
by merrick
Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: Best (known) climber in the world...
Replies: 34
Views: 11775

oh i see, "best (known)" not "best known" for all around rock climbing, tommy caldwell, no one comes close, Alex Huber is probably runner up. sport climbing - dani adranada (if his claims are to be believed) sport climbing and bouldering - dave graham Steve House might be for all around rock and mou...
by merrick
Tue Aug 29, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: Best (known) climber in the world...
Replies: 34
Views: 11775

in terms of best known in the current US pop culture, I would say chris sharma. He is in GQ, People, Outside, every climbnig publication and movie that comes out. He also is well known in the international community. In terms of American Mountaineers, I would say that Ed Visterius is currently the m...