|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 70'|
|Original:||YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]|
|Submitted By:||Alan Nelson on Feb 21, 2003|
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By Ken Trout
From: Golden, CO
Jul 12, 2008
david, your problem with redundancy stems from your reliance on Hubble's guidebook. The thing is, ever since he started publishing guides, Peter would name any crack that looked climbable, without knowing if it had actually been done. The name of his first book was The Brown Book of Lies.
Alan was good to warn folks of the loose block problem with the X rating. Alan Nelson was also the best thing that ever happened to climbing in Golden. I led this myself in 1991. If he wanted to name the route Thin Crack, then I'm down with that!
Since Alan died last December your blog makes you look like the kind of guy who likes to kick people when they are down. Are you really that kind of guy? Remove your comment and then I'll take this off too.
By richard berk
From: Denver, CO
Jul 14, 2008
|I put up Jell-o Brand Napalm which certainly was not 11 or X - but I could not swear, using this description, that it is the route in question.|