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Rock Climbing Photo: BH on New Horizon, Button Rock.
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By bhoran
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 29, 2009
What's with all the lycra? Well in those days JRAT, a local outfitter was giving it away to some of us. A company called "Original Skins", I believe a Neil Cannon creation, would stop by and drop of f the latest patterns. Tom, "JRAT" Jones would let us have our picking. I started to wear lycra when I was an avid bicyclist. As a climber I liked it for its lack of resistance, allowing total flexibilty in movement while climbing, I also thought it acted as kind of a thin weight belt for the lower body. Today I climb in a more casual, cotton pant, which soon after the lycra days hits the market in full swing.
By Joe Huggins
From: Grand Junction
Feb 24, 2009
Yeah Man! At the time Jrat was one of my roomates; he and Neil wanted people to wear their stuff. No true dirtbag climber would ever turn down free clothes.
By half-pad-mini-jug
From: crauschville
Sep 1, 2009
I wish I could find some lycra these days....
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BH on New Horizon, Button Rock.

Submitted By: bhoran on Jan 29, 2009
On this route:
New Horizon (5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b )
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