The 10 Climbing Personalities

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The 10 Climbing Personalities

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Post by Spikeddem » Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:31 pm

Definitely a hybrid of Elite and Couch Crusher.

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Post by Cromper » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:37 pm

Waiting for doctor hoctor to chime in about Andrew.

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Post by Cramsie » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Well, it is Thursday.

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Post by Brentucky » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:11 am

I've been sick 3 days this week, and I'm getting old. I could still probably climb Paradise Lost though because that shit is totally soft if you use the totally ghey rest.
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Post by whoneedsfeet » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:23 am

I've been studying Andrew the past few weeks (not to his knowledge of course) and I have come to the conclusion that Andrew does not fit any of these categories. All these people climb and Andrew does not he just sport rappells now, getting pretty damn good too
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Post by Andrew » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:44 am

whoneedsfeet wrote:I've been studying Andrew the past few weeks (not to his knowledge of course) and I have come to the conclusion that Andrew does not fit any of these categories. All these people climb and Andrew does not he just sport rappells now, getting pretty damn good too
Sadly this is partially true.
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Re: The 10 Climbing Personalities

Post by toad857 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:25 pm

What kind am I? The kind too lazy to read that whole article.

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Post by camhead » Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:31 pm

Funny list, but it missed a lot of more subtle characters; different subsets of gumbies, trustafarians, brahs, and such. The fact that it said that "Sport climbing elitists talk down on stick clips and fixed draws" was a bit clueless, too, since it would be mostly weakmo trad elitists who decry those things.

I liked the comment about gearheads spending more time thinking about fall factors and kilonewtons than about the actual physiology of climbing movement, though.
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Post by tH1e-swiN1e » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:56 pm

Trainer/Always Injured.
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Re: The 10 Climbing Personalities

Post by dlewis101 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:59 pm

I climb with a "sport climbing elitist" who will definitely NOT stick clip anything, no matter how dangerous the first bolt. According to him, climbing from the ground up AND clipping every bolt is the only true "send". Needless to say, I get him to put all the QDs up for me.

I've noticed I've become a bit of a OCG, since I catch myself saying things like "why, when I used to go to Miguels, we had to take a shower out back with a garden hose!", and "why's all these hippies trying to walk on a piece of webbing? Webbing's for climbing and pullin' mah car out o' the mud!"

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