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by nik
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Roadside
Replies: 170
Views: 33427

Re: Roadside

Internets lesson #1: Don't feed the trolls.
by nik
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Lost in the woods
Topic: Is it time?
Replies: 75
Views: 21439

Re: Is it time?

Jeff wrote:So nik, something like Willie Wanker.
haha, exactly.
by nik
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Lost in the woods
Topic: Is it time?
Replies: 75
Views: 21439

Re: Is it time?

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by nik
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: Weather Help 7/13-7/15: Lower skill level climber
Replies: 10
Views: 3023

Re: Weather Help 7/13-7/15: Lower skill level climber

also, if they go the great arch/great wall route they could head over to shawnee shelter and try waterfall ballet (5.10a). i know he said up to 5.9, but if someone in their group is comfortable at 9's there's no reason not to try a 10a at some point -- especially considering that this one should be ...
by nik
Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Gumbies are like honeybadgers
Replies: 55
Views: 12350

Re: Gumbies are like honeybadgers

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by nik
Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Boulder, CO
Replies: 19
Views: 6145

Re: Boulder, CO

was in a very similar position last summer (climb 11s, TR partner, not knowing much about the boulder climbing scene). we just showed up at the REI in boulder, picked up the boulder canyon guidebook, and in like twenty minutes were traversing the river on a 10min hike to the cliff. this is all to sa...
by nik
Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Sport
Topic: What is your least favorite sport crag?
Replies: 82
Views: 28599

Re: What is your least favorite sport crag?

also saw someone almost kill themselves on the 9+ -- he fell going to the finishing flake, swung out, swung back in towards the wall, managing to clip himself into a draw at the second or third bolt, which swung him closer towards the wall, and he very nearly hit his head (at that point he was kind...
by nik
Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: What is your least favorite sport crag?
Replies: 82
Views: 28599

Re: What is your least favorite sport crag?

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by nik
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: What is your least favorite sport crag?
Replies: 82
Views: 28599

Re: What is your least favorite sport crag?

tong shing was really fun (had some unique holds up top), but i almost blew a clip down low (2 or 3) and proly would've decked. i realize this is due to my own weakness, but i, as a result, have bad memories of that route mixed in with the good. also didn't like the routes to the left of that (the 1...
by nik
Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Lost in the woods
Topic: Trip Beta - Devil's Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 1328

Re: Trip Beta - Devil's Lake

I appreciate it! I'll PM you once I get the dates figured out.
by nik
Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Lost in the woods
Topic: Trip Beta - Devil's Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 1328

Trip Beta - Devil's Lake

I am considering a trip to Wisconsin to see a friend and would love to do some climbing while I'm out there. Would anyone that has been to Devil's Lake be willing to share some trip beta with me? Anything would help, anything at all (good guidebooks? places to stay? good routes from 5.easy-12a, etc....
by nik
Wed May 09, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Hooking Up
Topic: 5/12-5/18 from cinci
Replies: 22
Views: 4941

Re: 5/12-5/18 from cinci

when you say you don't lead i assume that also means you don't lead belay? ...if neither of ya'll can lead belay it wouldn't do much good! ...it would be really selfish of you to learn how to lead belay on someone who is volunteering to show you how to climb outdoors... Why would it be selfish? It'...
by nik
Tue May 08, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Hooking Up
Topic: 5/12-5/18 from cinci
Replies: 22
Views: 4941

Re: 5/12-5/18 from cinci

when you say you don't lead i assume that also means you don't lead belay? i ask because i might be willing to stay that week and show ya'll the ropes (proly coming down this upcoming weekend w/ a ride and could proly find a ride back the next weekend) but if neither of ya'll can lead belay it would...
by nik
Tue May 08, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Hooking Up
Topic: 5/12-5/18 from cinci
Replies: 22
Views: 4941

Re: 5/12-5/18 from cinci

how hot is your girlfriend?