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Non Climbing (if you must) / Appoligy
« on: March 29, 2011, 03:59:07 am »
 I  just want to say I know I have told off lots of people and gotten offensive in the past. In the future I will try not to do that anymore. I went back and deleted some of the more offincive stuff that I wrote. If you want me to delete anything that I said to you just let me know. I also quit drinking.
 I'm still alive-sorry about that.

Big Wall Forum / Another North American bigwall list
« on: August 12, 2010, 05:33:54 pm »
I posted this agin because the first one is locked and posts can't be made on it.
So do you know of any bigwall area/states?
If you do list them here.

Big Wall Forum / North American Bigwalling locations.
« on: August 05, 2010, 02:11:36 pm »
Do you know of any bigwalls to climb?
List theme here if you do.

Big Wall Forum / Astronomy
« on: August 01, 2010, 10:48:02 pm »
What do the others here do while in the portaledge and after they get to the summit. Does anyone follow a different unit of time measurment?
For example it is the beginning of a new month. Except I find a problem with this concept because when I charted the moon last night and right now it is not a full moon or a new moon.

Big Wall Forum / high carbon steel
« on: August 01, 2010, 10:35:35 pm »
What are those "pins" and "cables" made from?

Big Wall Forum / "scaryst pitch"
« on: June 14, 2010, 02:49:37 pm »
I think that my most scaryst pitch has to be on the prow on the washington column.
whats your scarest pitch?

Big Wall Forum / Hammok at it again...
« on: February 19, 2010, 08:01:04 pm »
Support the naitive movement!

Big Wall Forum / new zeland walls
« on: November 19, 2009, 04:04:39 pm »
does anyone know of any mountains to climb in newzeland?

has anyone ever climbed there?

Big Wall Forum / Favorite movies?
« on: November 01, 2009, 11:57:21 pm »
What is your favorite climbing movie?

Big Wall Forum / anybody else have troubles with tools.
« on: October 29, 2009, 03:37:57 pm »
I herd chongo had a problem with some tools.
I was wondering what was wrong with the tools?
I also have had problems.
Not only with the tools.
Also with the people where I found the tools.
This is only happening to me in yosemite valley.
Can anyone shed some light on the subject of tools?

Big Wall Forum / PORTER FOR HIRE
« on: June 16, 2009, 02:06:36 pm »
I will pack in your gear to you climbing destination for a modest fee. now serviceable in yoseValley.

Big Wall Trip Reports / *wet denam daydream*
« on: June 14, 2009, 12:53:27 pm »
My first wall has been bagged and burned. didder and I started at 7;00 pm and climbed untill 11;00pm the next night. 

 Wall-this is my first big wall summit.
 Do I get extra credit for climbing wet denim daydream-as a first wall?
does the 15' roof top out mean I am ahead of the other rookies?
Didder post some of the photos here.

Big Wall Trip Reports / the prow
« on: May 26, 2009, 07:16:13 pm »
we bailed from the top of the fourth pitch I led 1 and 3. pitch three is missing some bashies this forced some top stepping and reachy moves.

Big Wall Forum / big wall partner needed
« on: May 26, 2009, 07:10:06 pm »
hi, now in the valley. I am looking for a partner for the prow or west face leaning tower, or spire direct or zodiac.

Big Wall Forum / black and white elcap movie ?
« on: December 22, 2008, 11:37:58 pm »
What is the name of that old movie
I think that they were climbing the nose
I saw it once with a friend in the valley on her computer
I do not remember the name of the movie
I do remember a part where sombody is hopping around on a ledge in a haul bag and his friend says "dude your not cliped in"
then the guy says O shit and hurrys and clips in
I want to see that movie
we were watching it on a computer
what is the name of that movie?

Big Wall Forum / How many sets of nuts?
« on: December 10, 2008, 12:12:13 pm »
 I was wondering how many sets of nuts is acceptable.  I currently have three sets sizes 1-5, and two sets sizes 6-13.

Should I have three full sets?

I attempted the prow one time and I had too much gear.

Big Wall Forum / ribbon falls - reason beyond insanity
« on: September 26, 2008, 01:42:01 pm »
has any one got any experience with this route? Can you tell me sme info about it please?

Big Wall Forum / Nose speed record?
« on: July 29, 2008, 12:54:41 am »
Did those guys really climb the nose in 2hours and 43minutes?

Big Wall Trip Reports / welcome back mungeganjinella
« on: May 20, 2008, 02:17:10 am »
Now awaiting the report.

Big Wall Forum / Am I the only one with an anger problem?
« on: April 30, 2008, 05:49:07 pm »
Is it just me or is this me running away repetedly. hurt . When I get back myby sombody will have something here to cool my jets.

Big Wall Forum / Highline topic
« on: February 09, 2008, 07:10:05 pm »
I took my first leash falls today. It was really fun. I made a 55'long, and 35'high slackline. I am so excited. I think that I am starting to develop a fan club too.

Big Wall Forum / Bashies for sale. All sizes and modles.
« on: January 30, 2008, 11:09:43 am »
I can sell you bashies, circle heads and even take special sizings orders, and double equlizing heads.

Big Wall Forum / Climbing books
« on: January 18, 2008, 02:25:26 am »
I have a few favorites here that I have been reading. Climbing free by Lynn Hill. I just got my hands on the book and I can't put it down. I am not usually the biggest reader, but it seems that almost anything insperational, and well writen; wich is climbing oreinted has drawn it self to my brain. LIKE A MAGNET THAT IS. I am currently on page 114. There is 270 pages in this book and I am uncertian if I will sleep untill I clean the last pitch. Another cool book that was brought to me today was El Capitan By Daniel Duane. This dialouge has roughly 145 historically driven pages. This will be my second reading of the book. I still remember the onsight. I picked up the lead with a slow pace, and was soon rushed with insperitonal photos. Cover to cover onsight.  Other books of intrest Big walls By Don Reid A treasure in itself. Big Walls by Chris RcNamara and Eric Sloan. Bigwalls By John Long and John Middendorf-excllent instructionals and a first rate gathering of technique. Big walls elite techinique By Jared Ogedon I think a revision of this book is in order I was slightly disappointed with the jugging technique described, and mislead by the title of elite technique I did learn a cool trick for lowering my haulbag through overhanging terrain though(all the better). About 25 magizines(climbing and rock and ice with one alpinist). Actually I think that my knowledge has solely been driven through books and expiermenting with solo techniques. With the exception of sport climbing instruction via bogious certification. I learned it all sneaking onto the water tower in the middle of the night, climbing trees, and hiding from the bears in the valley. If the bears don't get you the birds will. They will even peck through a backpack for those thought to be safely stashed goodies. Oh wait I am off route back to the book I was reading.

Big Wall Forum / Why do I get to be gumby?
« on: January 17, 2008, 01:01:59 pm »
Whats going on with the gumby stuff I am at least A2?
How do I get to be anything besides gumby? I am no freaking gumby. I am batso reincarnate!

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