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I wear jeans when I climb

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Post by pigsteak » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:38 pm

It used to be wool sweaters and painters paints, for the retro avant garde cool kids. Then Verve Yojimbo's took center stage. Somewhere Sharma sold out to Prana, and it became the cloth du jour. For way too long, blue jeans have been the yuppie/wanderlust sending status symbol.

If you wear them to engage in a sport such as climbing, why?

The only other 'sports" I can think of that might wear them would be BMX. Are they really the most bendy and comfy clothes you own?
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Re: Attire

Post by Toad » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:59 pm

You the fashion police, now?
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Re: Attire

Post by One-Fall » Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:08 pm

I climb in blue jeans that are 2 sizes too big and cost under 15 bucks a pair. I wear them because they are durable and I like to pretend Im Ron Kauk.

Now if you were to buy me some name brand clothes, I wouldn't turn them down.
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Re: Attire

Post by climb2core » Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:12 pm

Bowling
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Beer pong

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Re: Attire

Post by climb2core » Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:38 pm

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Re: Attire

Post by climb2core » Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:43 pm

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Re: Attire

Post by dustonian » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:16 pm

Climbers would wear a nun's outfit to the crag if that's what Sharma wore.

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Re: Attire

Post by captain static » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:51 pm

Sharma copied the look from me. I've been climbing in jeans for decades.
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Re: Attire

Post by der uber » Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:30 pm

I don't climb in dress clothes.

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Re: Attire

Post by EricDorsey » Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:45 pm

I got shit for climbing in the gym in shorts from my buddy wearing jeans. Really? I don't get the jean thing either, any other sport and you would be laughed at showing up in denim but climbing its actually the cool thing to wear. I guess they can be durable and cheap.

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Re: Attire

Post by pigsteak » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:00 pm

maybe core is onto something....climbing is in the same league with beer pong, touch football, and bowling.
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Re: Attire

Post by jimmy » Sun Apr 24, 2011 10:07 pm

I like the support offered from a good pair of skinny jeans.

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Re: Attire

Post by krampus » Mon Apr 25, 2011 8:33 am

Honestly, I don't care enough about what I'm wearing to buy climbing specific clothing. If I happen to be wearing jeans, then so be it. but as far as comfort goes, my carharts are the bomb
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Re: Attire

Post by JR » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:39 am

captain static wrote:Sharma copied the look from me. I've been climbing in jeans for decades.
I have never seen Sharma in jean shorts!!!

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=htt ... 76&bih=559

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC5Em4BIn-U

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Re: Attire

Post by GWG » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:31 pm

Carharts

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