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Sep 14, 2012
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Is it possible to sandbag yourself? Kent Pease
From Littleton, Colorado
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Sep 14, 2012
Only if you're super flexible. Steve M
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Sep 14, 2012
Steve M wrote:
Only if you're super flexible.


LOL!
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Sep 14, 2012
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Sep 14, 2012
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i think onsigting or redpointing a route always sets you up for sandbagging yourself in the future. i can't cout the number of times i have gotten killed on a route that i had previously onsighted/redpointed because i didn't take it seriously. that is one of the main reasons that a route is dead to me after i send it. i don't ever want to do it again. slim
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Sep 14, 2012
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Brian Wright wrote:
Is it possible to teabag yourself?


See below.
Greg D
From Here
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Sep 14, 2012
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Steve M wrote:
Only if you're super flexible.
Greg D
From Here
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Sep 14, 2012
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slim wrote:
i think onsigting or redpointing a route always sets you up for sandbagging yourself in the future. i can't cout the number of times i have gotten killed on a route that i had previously onsighted/redpointed because i didn't take it seriously. that is one of the main reasons that a route is dead to me after i send it. i don't ever want to do it again.



Basically my point. But it is still an oxymoron.

A similar line of reasoning: Say you are comfortable with an area and a style of climbing, you send a route with difficulty but cleanly, and then convince yourself that “it can’t be that hard”. After beating yourself up on a second ascent you realize that it really might be “that hard”.

Any takers on the route of interest?
Kent Pease
From Littleton, Colorado
Joined Feb 13, 2006
623 points
Sep 14, 2012
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Kent Pease wrote:
Basically my point. But it is still an oxymoron. A similar line of reasoning: Say you are comfortable with an area and a style of climbing, you send a route with difficulty but cleanly, and then convince yourself that “it can’t be that hard”. After beating yourself up on a second ascent you realize that it really might be “that hard”. Any takers on the route of interest?

Maybe so. Did you just get back on Acrophobia or something?
Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
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Sep 14, 2012
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Yes, it is.

I did it to myself just last Sunday.
Colonel Mustard
From Sacramento, CA
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Sep 14, 2012
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Tony B wrote:
Maybe so. Did you just get back on Acrophobia or something?

Na (on the list though) – That one is intimidating and looks hard, and it would be difficult to not take it seriously. This is the reverse situation.
Kent Pease
From Littleton, Colorado
Joined Feb 13, 2006
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