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Postby gazedo » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:53 am

that 30 meter arch that sharma DWS'd looks so cool. can't believe no one had climbed that yet.



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Postby gazedo » Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:03 pm

rocklands new hardest?
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Postby gazedo » Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:58 pm

did 3 days of deep water solo in east clear creek arizona over july 4th weekend. getting pretty stoked to head to mallorca in august!
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Postby something sensible if » Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:01 pm

i was bummed because the last time i went climbing i fell a ton on stuff i wasn't having trouble with before and my toes hurt a lot, but i went climbing today and figured out if i make the strap really tight around like the top of my foot then there is less pressure on my toes, and then i shredded it today and i feel like a golden god

also gazedo that looks fun as hell i want to deep water solo so bad
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Postby gazedo » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:30 pm

Shoes are the only peice of gear in climbing that matters. Everything else you can have the shittiest mad rock version of and still perform at your peak level. Unfortunately it means I spend hundreds of dollars a year on rubber.
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Postby variegated reality » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:54 pm

I saw Alex Honnold at Cliffs of Id in Culver City this morning. He was using rental shoes.
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Postby Jenda » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:21 am

I climb at my local gym in BK, mostly boulder as I still haven't done the balay certification and autobalay routes are generally shit. I haven't gone in a couple of months because of a swollen middle toe (from tennis) but when I was going consistently I'd boulder V6s. I have never really climbed outdoors and would love to try one day.
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Postby crispy pappardelle » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:59 pm

Phils pecker wrote:I saw Alex Honnold at Cliffs of Id in Culver City this morning. He was using rental shoes.


i must've just missed him! everyone was talking about him stopping by
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Postby gazedo » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:31 pm

anyone got in good animal inspired boulder problem names for this one? kind of looks like a seahorse to me. or a bird with its head tucked down.

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Postby mattstan » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:54 am

Looks v. much like a knight chess piece to me
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Postby gazedo » Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:42 am

mattstan wrote:Looks v. much like a knight chess piece to me


Funny you should say that, I went with spotlight kid's suggestion of "light knight"
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Postby gazedo » Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:16 pm

The diablo wall in Mallorca is the best 15m piece of rock I have ever seen. Unbelievably hardcore.
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Postby dvr » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:51 pm

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Postby gazedo » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:11 pm

mallorac is the best climbing in the world. its perfect.

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Postby gazedo » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:36 pm

climbing Saber Ridge in Sequoia NP on Saturday. Stoked is an understatement! 2000 feet of 5.7 knife blade arete climbing 15 miles form the car.

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Postby something sensible if » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:59 pm

damn thats sick surely this will take more than one day??
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Postby VHGisdead » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:02 pm

that looks like so much fucking fun
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Postby gazedo » Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:11 pm

had such a rad time out in sequoia yesterday. everything went as perfectly as I could have hoped for. hit the trail at 3:20 am, roped up and climbing at 9:40, off the ridge at 12:15, and back to the car at 6:25. 30 miles, 10k vertical gain. bonked hard about 30 minutes after getting back to the car. feeling pretty worked today. time for a beer!

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Postby dvr » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:09 pm

Nice job, that looks cool.

I was up here today, 20miles RT 4000ft vert. All hiking/scrambling though. I'm gonna start seeking out some class 3 scrambles cause I can't ever coordinate climbing with anyone. I've done 4 20+ (heh) mile hikes this summer, wanna start doing more technical routes. I'm bouldering mellow about once a week

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Postby gazedo » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:26 pm

where is that? looks awesome. is all the snow fresh or is that photo older?
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Postby dvr » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:04 pm

The Tetons. I just got work/housing lined up so I'm gonna be nearby through the winter! (I sell magnets and twig balls). The snow was from the last two days. It was about 30 degrees out when I left my car at 8am, no snow on the ground though. I was punching through, at most, like 3" of new snow up high. Most places less than an inch.

On your route how much was climb vs trail? Any bolts or were you placing gear? Last winter I got back into indoor bouldering but I think I started off too strong cause I had elbow pain for months. Now that's all better so I'm really trying to ease into climbing

Edit, the Tetons are not in that picture thats buck mt
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Postby gazedo » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:29 pm

the climb is around 2000' of 5th class terrain. it is described as 17 pitches, although we simul climbed the whole thing. i brought 10 cams, a small set of nuts and a 7 mm 70 meter rope doubled up as a twin line. i could climb about 400 feet before running out of gear.
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Postby VHGisdead » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:47 pm

dvr that's awesome. I was on top of Static a couple summers ago but I don't think we did Buck. Really want to go back to the Tetons.
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Postby dvr » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:01 pm

gazedo wrote: we simul climbed the whole thing.


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Postby something sensible if » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:07 pm

might buy a trad rack. it seems foolish for me to not go into this wholeheartedly given how much i like doing it. really one of the few things that excites me about life right now.
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Postby VHGisdead » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:30 am

oh my god this story about Inge Perkins and Hayden Kennedy :(
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Postby ouroboros » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:39 pm

VHGisdead wrote:oh my god this story about Inge Perkins and Hayden Kennedy :(


ya really sad. really feel for their families.
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Postby something sensible if » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:39 pm

going to a climbing gym to boulder since its super cold out and i am pretty bad at it and get tired after like 10 minutes! but that is ok.
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Postby gazedo » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:57 pm

something sensible if wrote:going to a climbing gym to boulder since its super cold out and i am pretty bad at it and get tired after like 10 minutes! but that is ok.


super cold out means it is time to go bouldering outside! was in the 30s when this picture was taken on Friday and I kept wishing it was colder.

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Postby ouroboros » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:36 pm

cool pic
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