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General > General Climbing
Reply: Is Liberty Ridge really the number 1 classic climb…
May 23, 2019 I haven't done much climbing, and I'm not very strong, but Liberty Ridge is the all-time highlight of my climbing career. Hard to imagine a better route for me personally.Argui… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: So my engineer buddy just designed and fabricated…
May 23, 2019 I don't have facebook, how else could I get in contact with him? View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 23, 2019 Apache sold. Elephant's foot and other jackets are still available; make an offer! These bills won't pay themselves :)   View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 22, 2019 Tent is sold. I can't be the only punter on MP who climbs in a Men's size small. Also these sleeping bags are SWEET!  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: Sold
May 13, 2019 PM sent! View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 11, 2019 Blancos sold pending pickup, everything else is still available!Someone has to want a Beta SL Hybrid. This jacket is sweet!  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 9, 2019 Yep!! It fills exactly the same role as the Arcteryx jacket, and I need to pay my bills more than I need multiple versions of essentially the same jacket. View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: HMG 3400 Ice Pack (Hyperlite Mountain Gear), L…
May 8, 2019 Does this have the ski carry system? View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 8, 2019 Ha, yeah - it's a sweet jacket. I got a killer deal on a Montane Goretex Pro jacket that fills the same role, and I can't justify keeping both. Super well built.  View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: The amazing or possibly awful Alpenglow 50% off de…
May 8, 2019 Got everything today - a WindBurner Duo stove, a new harness, and some goggles. All arrived exactly as described. I'll definitely buy again from them in the future.  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bag…
May 8, 2019 Bibs are sold, everything else is available!Help fund my expensive medical bills. If prices are too high, make an offer!  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
FS: Jackets (Arcteryx, Brooks Range), Sleeping Bags (West…
May 6, 2019 Medical bills necessitate the sale of some stuff I'm not using here. Paypal F&F (or add 3%), buyers local to Salt Lake City preferred. I've done my best to capture conditio… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: As a high-altitude climber, what unmet needs do yo…
Apr 25, 2019 I'm not a "high-altitude" climber, but I do a fair bit of mountaineering and winter travel. For me, hands down, improvements in stove technology would be most appreciated. Ligh… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
WTT: La Sportiva Spectres 2.0 size 26.5 NIB for a size 27
Apr 9, 2019 As the title states, I have a brand new pair of La Sportiva Spectres (size 26.5, yellow/blue colorway) that I'd like to trade for a pair of 27's. I know it's a long shot, but I… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: Anasazi Blanco Trading Thread
Apr 1, 2019 I'll fight you for that SLC size 10 Blanco trade, Miguel. View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: Anasazi Blanco Trading Thread
Apr 1, 2019 I have a pair of 9.5's that I'd like to trade for a pair of 10's. Let me know if someone wants to swap here. Thanks!  View Message
Regional > Northern Utah & Idaho
Reply: Lone Peak - Cherry Canyon Logging Trail - Water Re…
Mar 21, 2019 Given this year's snowpack, I wouldn't be surprised if there was still a bit of snow up in the Cirque come August. That being said, there is water available at the lower pools… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: 183 Meter 11MM PMI Rope for sale
Mar 15, 2019 Why cut it? Perfect for toproping any climb that is 91.5 meters tall or less. Just don't fall anywhere in the first 20 meters, otherwise you'll deck from rope stretch.  View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS ACR ResQlink+ plb calll ze chapppa! Sat beacn $150
Feb 20, 2019 What was the beacon's date of manufacturer? View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: WTB Salomon shift 120mm brake
Feb 15, 2019 LPT: You might know this already, but the brakes on Shifts are stupid wide. Unless you're mounting 'em on something like a DPS Lotus 138, I can almost guarantee that the 110 br… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
FS: Vintage Women's Sierra Designs Expedition Sleeping Bag
Jan 11, 2019 Up for sale is a women's Sierra Designs White Goose Down Sleeping bag, from back when Sierra Designs was still made in the Sierras. The bag is in excellent condition and is ver… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: SOLD: New Beal Ice Twin 70m/7.7mm Ropes, Cassin X-…
Jan 10, 2019 Sorry guys! Ropes and tools are both sold.  View Message
General > Mountaineering
Reply: King’s Peak in March beta
Jan 3, 2019 Yeah, I just don't think that this is a practical objective without skis. Even on snowshoes, there's no way you could do King's in a day in August.If you're intent on slowshoei… View Message
General > Mountaineering
Reply: King’s Peak in March beta
Jan 3, 2019 YGD if you try this on snowshoes, seriously. Or you'll make it like 5 miles in and bail. The Wasatch Mountain Club does a one day ascent of Kings Peak in March every year - in… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: MRS Packraft outlet (brandnew Outlet)
Jan 2, 2019 Which model are these? View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Avalanche Tool
Dec 26, 2018 Hey Spencer,Got the tool to work and I've played around with a bit - thanks so much for putting this together! It seems like a great resource.A few questions for you:1. Are slo… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Avalanche Tool
Dec 26, 2018 I got a 404 not found error.  View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: BD Snaggletooth
Dec 23, 2018 I love mine, but I think it really depends on what you're going after. They're a terrific technical mountaineering crampon, and they do well enough on steep ice, too. Not sure… View Message
Regional > Northern California
Reply: Learn to Speak Sherpa
Dec 18, 2018 To a Westerner, Sherpa and Gurung are both very similar (many Gurung will even just say that they are Sherpa for simplicity's sake). For a working language, I'm not sure what t… View Message
Regional > Northern California
Reply: Learn to Speak Sherpa
Dec 18, 2018 Honestly, if your hope is to be able to speak with people working as sherpa, you may be better served learning Nepali. Those working as Sherpa come from a diverse group of ethn… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Proudest climbing achievement of 2018?
Dec 18, 2018 Nice work man! We did Liberty the same time as you (we might have talked to you on route?), and it was also the highlight of my climbing year. I gotta say though - I think it f… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
SOLD: New Beal Ice Twin 70m/7.7mm Ropes, Cassin X-All Ice…
Dec 12, 2018 Looking to thin out the gear closet so I can stuff more things in the closet. You know how it goes...Local buyers preferred but I will ship at buyer's expense.1. Beal Ice Twin… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Holiday Nuts
Dec 7, 2018 Hi Fehim,I'm interested, can you send me an email?whenindoubtrunitout [at] gmail [dot] comThanks! View Message
Regional > Southern Utah Deserts
Reply: Taking my friend out climbing in Moab - seeking ea…
Nov 16, 2018 Kor-Ingalls is a bad idea, but you should be able to surmise as much from even a summary glance at the route page. How does your part-time climber friend deal with offwidth? He… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Rope with rf tags 30, 20, and 10 feet from end - j…
Nov 14, 2018 What happens when the batteries in your belay device run out, you're expecting a '10 foot beep', and nothing ever comes? Sounds like you'd be in for the ride of your life.The f… View Message
Regional > Northern Utah & Idaho
Reply: LCC climbing friday 11/2
Nov 1, 2018 Looks like it's going to rain tomorrow afternoon, otherwise I'd be game. View Message