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1001 Uses of the Nut Tool


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Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

1. Pipe cleaner

George Foster · · Durango, CO · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 2

Fork is really the only thing I use it for anymore.

Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

2. Frontcountry flatware

Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

3. Toenail extractor

Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

4. Backcountry spoon courtesy of The Zine

Ted Pinson · · Chicago, IL · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 210

You forgot “removing stuck nuts” and occasionally “carefully squeezing triggers of cam
that walked its way deep into a crack.”

Old lady H · · Boise, ID · Joined Aug 2015 · Points: 873

Clapper fer yer cowbells?

Mine has assigned itself the unhelpful task of hooking my shoe loops. While I'm wearing them. Mid climb.

Best, OLH

David S · · Lewiston, NY · Joined Dec 2014 · Points: 0

Bottle opener.

Greg Shea · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 10

Threader around a chockstone when your fingers don't fit.

Greg Shea · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 10

The reason you have to lower your follower back down the first 10 feet of the pitch because they just realized they left it in their pack.

Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

10. Recalcitrant can opener

Fritz Nuffer · · The Western Slope · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 430

11. Microagression

Faafo . · · Woodson · Joined Jun 2016 · Points: 10

12. Works well as a back up ice axe.

Jaren Watson · · Idaho · Joined May 2010 · Points: 2,395

Backcountry tracheotomy.

Greg Shea · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 10

14. A chisel to get that one little crystal your cam is stuck on but the crystal turns out to have friends.

j sittler · · Carbondale, CO · Joined Oct 2013 · Points: 0

15. aid climbing hook

stolo · · Shelby, NC · Joined Sep 2016 · Points: 220

16. Use mine to clean dirty cracks more than cleaning gear

Alex Zucca · · Salt Lake City, UT · Joined Oct 2013 · Points: 280

17. Loosen up a knot

Noah Betz · · Cleveland, OH · Joined Nov 2017 · Points: 0

18. Piton

Matt Zia · · Bozeman, MT · Joined Mar 2012 · Points: 157

19. pipe snake to unclog a stopped shower drain

David Gibbs · · Ottawa, ON · Joined Aug 2010 · Points: 2

20. "Manufacturing" holds.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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