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Jun 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: mmmm....tree
FrankPS wrote:
I don't know why - but I laughed out loud when I read that (I refuse to use "LOL") Made me think of the kids getting their tongues frozen to a streetpole or lamp in the winter. You know, "I just want to see what happens if I do this..."

All I can do is try-sometimes I get lucky.
Joe Huggins
From Grand Junction
Joined Oct 4, 2001
177 points
Jun 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Bucky
Darren Mabe wrote:
It was too hot to send the route today. Even with my shirt off.


You must not have been screaming enough 'beezaattts'. Try grunting more because if I learned anything from MP in the last month its the following math:

Grunting + no shirt + gnar project + campusing - footwork = getting all the girls.
J. Albers
From Colorado
Joined Jul 11, 2008
2,236 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Mathematical!
My elbows hurt really really badly, should I ignore the pain and keep climbing? Finn the Human
From The Land of Ooo
Joined Jul 11, 2008
143 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
Taylor Ogden wrote:
My elbows hurt really really badly, should I ignore the pain and keep climbing?

maybe try taking a practice fall
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 4, 2012
Joe Huggins wrote:
It was so hot, I burnt my tongue on a bolt hanger...


Maybe you need the booty clapper.
JaredG
From Tucson, AZ
Joined Aug 16, 2011
0 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: bacon
We rapped off ONE huge hammered in bolt on a Colorado springs route! .....just saying...the rope twist is a b**tech. Elena Sera Jose
From colorado
Joined Mar 11, 2012
355 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
did you tie the ropes together with a euro death knot? Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
John Marsella wrote:
what's a b**tech? Can I clean my cams with it? What happens if the b**tech gets on my rope?

biotech?
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: bacon
John Marsella wrote:
what's a b**tech? Can I clean my cams with it? What happens if the b**tech gets on my rope?

Lmao Mr. Stone polishes his cams with it! :)
Elena Sera Jose
From colorado
Joined Mar 11, 2012
355 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: personal photo
If I put a screamer on the anchor, can I still hip belay or do I have to use a GriGri?

also... I had the same pair of shoes resoled twice. Are they still the same size?
Mic Fairchild
From Boulder
Joined Jan 14, 2003
401 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
Mic Fairchild wrote:
If I put a screamer on the anchor, can I still hip belay or do I have to use a GriGri? also... I had the same pair of shoes resoled twice. Are they still the same size?

is it a recalled grigri? are you resoling with xsgrip or onyx? which is better?


anyone selling any Camalots? should i get C3s or WCZeros?
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: personal photo
It's a GriGri 1. Is that why I have trouble with double ropes?

C4, then XS on top. They're super thick now.
Mic Fairchild
From Boulder
Joined Jan 14, 2003
401 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
Mic Fairchild wrote:
It's a GriGri 1. Is that why I have trouble with double ropes?

+1. only if you are rope-soloing. i just don't know what is the best biner to use with my grigri2. The last one i bootied from a redhead bolt next to the bastille crack.



EDIT: ELEBEN!!
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Mathematical!
Darren Mabe wrote:
i just don't know what is the best biner to use with my grigri2.


You should definitely use two steel carabiners when belaying with a gri gri. You never know, sometimes climbing related forces can reach over 100kN so it's good to be safe.

Of course, it's a different matter if you're practicing falling on gear (which I'd highly recommend).
Finn the Human
From The Land of Ooo
Joined Jul 11, 2008
143 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: sweet belay on El Cap Spire, Salathe Wall El Capit...
rack beta for moonlight buttress?


camhooks


lots and lots of camhooks
ParkerKempf
From atlanta, GA
Joined Jul 16, 2011
257 points
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: bacon
Where do I go in life? Where do I live? My finger hurts. Elena Sera Jose
From colorado
Joined Mar 11, 2012
355 points
Administrator
Jun 4, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: 8-21-09
What's the best climbing town? M.Morley
From Sacramento, CA
Joined Jan 1, 2002
6,986 points
Jun 4, 2012
Fucking beanie wearers . . . Dana Bartlett
From CT
Joined Nov 18, 2003
968 points
Jun 4, 2012
Darren Mabe wrote:
What are the best tools to use to chip a hold? What's the best chisel?



You seem to be the best tool.
Or have the best tool.
I'm sorry; what did you say your name was?
Dana Bartlett
From CT
Joined Nov 18, 2003
968 points
Jun 4, 2012
I want to practice falling on gear. What are the best shoes for that? FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
242 points
Jun 5, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
"F'Aliens". i love it. Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 5, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Darren sticking the second crux move Photo credit:...
Dana wrote:
I'm sorry; what did you say your name was?

no problem. you can call me Wiledhorse.
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
4,111 points
Jun 6, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Chillin' at City of Rocks
so you know......... I'm heading for the Creek this weekend to see if red nail polish will indeed improve my crack technique....... I have no Katanas, but a short rope......so it should work....right? Princess Mia
From Vail
Joined May 22, 2006
459 points
Jun 6, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
Can anyone suggest a route for me to climb? You know, a good one. Stich
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,619 points
Jun 6, 2012
Stich wrote:
Can anyone suggest a route for me to climb? You know, a good one.


Yes, the arete is a lot of fun. Get on it!
FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
242 points


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