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c22


Aug 11, 2005, 3:42 PM
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I was climbing with this really cool old guy, and while he climbed he kept mumbling this little rhyme:

"No mistake or big pancake, edging skills or hospital bills, fire or retire..."

I knew at least a few of these have become route names, but he informed me that it was something they had made up in camp four much earlier... So, I was just curious as to whether or not any of you guys knew the rest of this rhyme. (I remember something about finger stacks...)

-Thanks,
Daniel


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"No mistake or big pancake, edging skills or hospital bills, fire or retire..."


"Finger Stacks or Plastic Sacks", Make That Move or Six Foot Groove"

All are J Tree Route names.


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Aug 12, 2005, 7:27 AM
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I put up a route once that I called
Lose Yer Stance, Sh*itcher Pants. Was
a play on the classic rhymes from the
JTree routes.


c22


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Some of these are spread out in yosemite as well, edging skills or hospital bills is a 5.10a X in yosemite.

I just checked and found fingerstack or plastic sack as well as fingerlocks or cedar box at Jtree, but i don't think those were part of it...

thanks for the input though.


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Underclings or angel wings...

I remember seeing a list like this either in "Games Climbers Play" (the book, named after the essay), or in an old Off Belay Magazine in the late 70's.


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