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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 28, 2014 Thanks for the great write-up Vlad. You don't know how psyched we are to be part of so much great climbing, and the chance to show good climber stewardship. That being said… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 17, 2014 Yeah Vlad, pretty epic. Come on out! View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 29, 2013 And let me add my favorite 5.8s: Irene's Arete (Tetons), Moby Dick (Cochise), Otto's Route, (Col.Ind.Mon.), Frogland (RR), Wallface (ADKs), N. Early Winter Spire (Cascades… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 29, 2013 Boulderbum - The guy who said " Climbing will never be legal there, unless you purchase the land yourself. " And, " Talks with the PIPC are beyond pointless ..." I agree w… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 18, 2013 To all concerned, the climbing ban at the Ramapo Powerlinez will lift on May 1st, 2013. The Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) has partnered with the Torne Valley Cl… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Jun 14, 2012 Boulderbum, Boulderbum, Boulderbum. This is pathetic. It's pathetic because we both love the same thing and have the same goal. Now I thought being called 'a self indulgent… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Jun 7, 2012 Again, nice trolling guys, but remember that the PIPC has expressed an intent to open the Powerlinez to climbing. Handling that responsibly is the path to opening more PIPC… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 18, 2012 Thanks for your patience everyone. If you've checked the Facebook page, you've already seen that things continue to look positive for legal access in area. It's a fine testa… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 10, 2012 You know, the grades really don't matter to me. I'll buy the chips and beverage of your choice when we can sit down and decide which way everybody wants it. But, if your goi… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 8, 2012 Admin, thanks for dropping in, and let me bring you in on things. Climbers didn't cause this closure. About four pages back we discussed how the land was just acquired by t… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 7, 2012 The area is best suited as a beginner bouldering crag. So you'd suggest labeling most of it VB and V0- V0--. My personal opining is that if you state your case, don't try an… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 7, 2012 Way off for local climbing gyms? You think 90% of the stuff should be rated VB? Let's face it, in the long run grades are a consensus thing. I gave my opinion and it is bas… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 6, 2012 Boulderbum - It is true. I did discover this area right after I invented SLCDs and it looks like you're backing off our bet. But the grading thing is a bonafide issue. It's… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 5, 2012 Boulderbum - Any chance you'd put your money where your mouth is? Since you're already betting that the place will never be legally open. (That's why you have to sneak in, an… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 5, 2012 TL - I have a feeling tentative trail plans are going to start getting submitted. Any chance you've already thought of that? Thanks. View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Apr 5, 2012 Al - I'm definitely with you, and you can see that I have to take a break from these boards once in a while. I have a 15 year old son, and sometimes guys just have to be idi… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 29, 2012 E-man. You are a genius! Since, we've said we wouldn't climb at the Powerlinez, they're not so worried about enforcing regs and not patrolling. So you can climb unhassled.… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 28, 2012 T.L. And to think you started this thread. I don't think I'd be stepping out of line to say that there has been progress in negotiating with PIPC. A friend of mine suggeste… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 27, 2012 So - I'm looking for suggestions. If you were to look into your crystal ball and say - 'It would be cool if they ran the Powerlinez like __________.' What would you see? Pe… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 26, 2012 Nice trolling boulderbum. I suppose after you finish railing on 'the bombed out choss pile', what else is there to do but go out on chalk patrol, gnashing your teeth like a mod… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 3, 2012 I hope so, I really hope so. View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Mar 2, 2012 Fair and Reasonable? I posted this on the Facebook page as a possible T-shirt design. I know some of us are hoping this blows over ... I believe someone in one of ou… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 18, 2012 Looks like Al Piner has got an early lead in the tri-cam-off! And I guess Honkin'Orange isn't your favorite. Unfortunately Fixe Hardware didn't have Papaya, Tangerine or Pump… View Message
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Feb 16, 2012 All good points, and yeah ... I can see that I'm not going to get the poor description of a decent tri-cam placement by anybody here! Maybe we're on the Cerro Torre standard… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 16, 2012 And bolting. Not to detract from my prior manifesto, but it will. I think what's key to discussion of bolting is the Good Book Wall. Did a good tri-cam placement blow out?… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 16, 2012 I appreciate the climbing experience and indepth thoughts, and if we can talk the same language, we can definitely find a solution and ethic. Al Piner, one of your thoughts r… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 16, 2012 CMS 829, I think I realized that we're all a bunch of decently experienced and passionate climbers, and I've got answers that I didn't just want to fire off, out of respect.… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 14, 2012 And it's been pointed out to me, that at this point I cannot encourage climbing in the area, it is prohibited by the PIPC. I do firmly believe that in the long term we as clim… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 14, 2012 You know I'm actually getting to like you guys. God forbid, this isn't easy, but I understand precedents are being set, and long after I'm gone the rock and our code of eth… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 13, 2012 Roger, what can locals do to help? Well, first - thanks for getting informed. It's a complicated mountain we're climbing. We are submitting a proposal to the PIPC to al… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 13, 2012 Tony, trust me, this is not some financial scheme to guide at the Powerlinez. I grew up climbing trees in NJ, and we have a chance here to build something for the next gene… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 11, 2012 Thanks for you questions and points, and I'll answer what I can now and get back to the rest. On determining land management, here's a video clip from May 2010. This is whe… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 10, 2012 And - as the Guidebook author and a long-time resident of New Jersey, allow me to defend the decision to distribute a guidebook to a select bunch of very aware climbing gyms a… View Message
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Reply: climbing ban at ramapo powerlines
Feb 10, 2012 Climbers - I understand you're upset, but I think you're getting the wrong idea and it's important to the future of climbing in the Ramapo Torne Valley that we all understan… View Message