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Apr 20, 2009
For absolutely no good reason, what is your:

Height?
Armspan?
Age?
How many years have you been climbing?

A PM is fine if you'd rather not divulge this info publicly. If there are enough responses, I'll crunch the numbers.
Orphaned
Joined Jul 9, 2007
12,215 points
Apr 20, 2009
height: 6 feet
armspan: 6 foot 1 inch
age 21
climbing 2.5 years
matthewWallace
From plymouth, nh
Joined Nov 20, 2008
7,840 points
Apr 20, 2009
height: 5'8"
armspan: 5' 9.5"
age 38
climbing 7 years
Christian
From Casa do Cacete
Joined Jul 22, 2005
915 points
Apr 20, 2009
height: 6'4"
wingspan: 6'9"
age: 38
climbing: 6 years
Gregger Man
Joined Aug 15, 2004
496 points
Apr 20, 2009
height: 6'
wingspan: 6'5"
age: 26
years climbing: priceless oops i mean 10
superhero
Joined Mar 24, 2009
0 points
Apr 20, 2009
height 74"
armspan 81"
age 29
climbing 14 years
Tavis Ricksecker
Joined Dec 30, 2006
2,060 points
Apr 20, 2009
height: 5'11"
armspan: 6'
age 22
climbing 3 years
sean connors
Joined Jul 27, 2005
75 points
Apr 20, 2009
What are you up to there Mike?

6'3"
6'6"
51 (!)
30 years
Richard Radcliffe
From Louisville, CO
Joined Apr 28, 2006
5 points
Apr 20, 2009
height- 75"
armspan-81"
age-31
years-4
Kris Peterson
From rockton,il
Joined Jun 8, 2005
15 points
Apr 20, 2009
Height: 65"
Armspan: 65"
Age: 30 years
Years Climbing: 17

I'm also curious to know what you're up to.
Marc H
From Denver
Joined May 10, 2007
20 points
Apr 20, 2009
Height: 5'8"
Armspan: 5'11"
Age: 59
Years climbing: 40
Greg Hand
From Golden, CO
Joined Jan 21, 2003
1,705 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 5'9"
Armspan: 70.5"
Age: 17
Climbing: 6 months
Mike Zimmer
From Littleton, Colorado
Joined Jan 24, 2009
0 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 5.9d / 5.10

Armspan: +5, so about 6'3"

Age: 47

How many years have you been climbing: 30 or so
Russ Walling
From www.FishProducts.com
Joined Oct 5, 2004
3,015 points
Apr 21, 2009
Check out how almost everyone has a positive ape index. As for me, 72" tall w/ a 71" wingspan. Sux. Plus, I log in at 210 lbs. with about 85% of that being above my hips (I look like a boxer who had a leg transplant from a Bangladeshi, the wife howls if I go out in public with shorts). My big fat 'ol mitts do not fit at all in Incredible Hand Crack, to me its off-fingers. Probably best built for offwidths, but yeeeeesh. What the hell am I doing this for?
Climbing for 21 years w/ a 10 year spell of only occasional outings and bouldering, 48.
Mike Lane
From Centennial, CO
Joined Jan 21, 2006
210 points
Administrator
Apr 21, 2009
Height-6'
Wingspan-6'1"
Age-40
Years Climbing-26
Wedding tackle-8"
Hank Caylor
From Glenwood Springs, CO
Joined Dec 9, 2003
180 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height - 65.5"
Arm Span - 66.5"
Age - 46
Years Climbing - 10
DaveB
Joined Feb 4, 2007
915 points
Apr 21, 2009
H: 70.5"
Span: 72"
Age: 29
Years Climbing: 12
Lanky
From Tired
Joined Jun 20, 2008
240 points
Administrator
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 6'3"
Ape Index: 6'9"
Age: 29
Climbing: 12 years
James Schroeder
From Sauk County, WI
Joined May 7, 2002
2,542 points
Apr 21, 2009
Age:29
Height: 5'10"
Wingspan: 6'2"
Years Climbing: 8
chris deulen
From Merriam, Kansas
Joined Jul 1, 2004
1,320 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 5'5"
Armspan: 5'7"
Age: 40-something
How many years have you been climbing: 2
KathyS
From Poughkeepsie, NY
Joined Nov 16, 2007
0 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 5' 10"
Armspan: 5' 9" (boooooo)
Age: 24
How many years have you been climbing: 2(ish)
Josh M.
From Golden, CO
Joined Aug 7, 2008
225 points
Apr 21, 2009
height 5'10"
armspan 6'4" (+6)
age 36
years 20+ (depending on what you consider climbing)

Ape index, huh? My spine is all messed up and crooked, which is what artifically decreases my height and thus pumps up the index.

Interesting- a few weeks ago I spanned out with "Too Tall Tim" (Davis) who is 6'6" or so and discovered he has only a couple inches of armspan on me. I do see that there is a guy on the list above who has me beat. (Travis) I wonder how he got so positive?

I read something more than a decade ago in a mag that suggested the human average is 0, but of course depends on race and gender... Males are generally +2 and females generally -2. Females have a higher torso to apendage ratio. I imagine it has something to do with Estrogen, as in both males and females, that is the hormone that stops the growth of the long bones, such as femur and humerus.
Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
Joined Jan 1, 2001
21,690 points
Apr 21, 2009
6'2"
78" (+4)
30
14
Darren Mabe
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Dec 12, 2002
2,810 points
Administrator
Apr 21, 2009
5'10" height
6' span (+2)
31 years old
16 years climbing
Jay Knower
From Campton, NH
Joined Jul 1, 2001
5,118 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height 5'11"
Armspan 6'3"
Age 31
Yrs 9

Ape Index= +4
Snake Index= +7
phil wortmann
From Colorado Springs, Co.
Joined Feb 23, 2005
630 points
Apr 21, 2009
Height: 69.325"(YEAH, it's that exact. jerk.)
Wingspan: 72"
Age: i think i'm 23?
Years climbing: about 4
David Aguasca!
From New York
Joined May 7, 2008
540 points


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