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mendou


Sep 22, 2008, 8:11 AM
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Hi RC guys!

I found a picture of a route in granite rock i think...

http://www.acclaimimages.com/cgi-bin/photobase/comps.pl?do=get_comp&image_number=0432-0805-2517-0431

and i have a question... what type of climbing is in the picture of the link above...

Is that route an AID climbing route? or is a one hard SPORT route? The kind of rock is granite, right?


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krosbakken


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mendou wrote:
Hi RC guys!

I found a picture of a route in granite rock i think...

http://www.acclaimimages.com/...=0432-0805-2517-0431

and i have a question... what type of climbing is in the picture of the link above...

Is that route an AID climbing route? or is a one hard SPORT route? The kind of rock is granite, right?


there you go, fixed it.


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coolcat83


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i'd suspect it was sport slab and not as steep as it may look. or there may be crimps and edges that are not visible in the picture


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mendou wrote:
Hi RC guys!

I found a picture of a route in granite rock i think...

http://www.acclaimimages.com/cgi-bin/photobase/comps.pl?do=get_comp&image_number=0432-0805-2517-0431

and i have a question... what type of climbing is in the picture of the link above...

Is that route an AID climbing route? or is a one hard SPORT route? The kind of rock is granite, right?

I may be off base here but that looks like a ROCK CLIMB to me. Probably a free slab route established on ground up lead, bolts hand drilled without benefit of aid.

California.

DMT


potreroed


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Granite in Baja??


dingus


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Aye thar be granite in that thar Baharharhar California!

DMT


flipnfall


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Definitely sport. Looks like a fun route.

GT


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flipnfall wrote:
Definitely sport. Looks like a fun route.

GT

Nice change to Sungam's avatard.


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flipnfall


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shockabuku wrote:
flipnfall wrote:
Definitely sport. Looks like a fun route.

GT

Nice change to Sungam's avatard.

Thank you! I'm emulating him because I've been here longer than he has but he has thee million more posts than I do. I want to be more like him (i.e., having less time to climb so I can type more on RC.com). Wink

GT


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churningindawake


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Its a slab on granite.


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flipnfall wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
flipnfall wrote:
Definitely sport. Looks like a fun route.

GT

Nice change to Sungam's avatard.

Thank you! I'm emulating him because I've been here longer than he has but he has thee million more posts than I do. I want to be more like him (i.e., having less time to climb so I can type more on RC.com). Wink

GT


Its gonna cost you some squid.


flipnfall


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quiteatingmysteak wrote:

Its gonna cost you some squid.

Not following...Unimpressed

GT


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flipnfall wrote:
quiteatingmysteak wrote:

Its gonna cost you some squid.

Not following...Unimpressed

GT
And THAT is why you'll never be me. Tongue


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flipnfall wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
flipnfall wrote:
Definitely sport. Looks like a fun route.

GT

Nice change to Sungam's avatard.

Thank you! I'm emulating him because I've been here longer than he has but he has thee million more posts than I do. I want to be more like him (i.e., having less time to climb so I can type more on RC.com). Wink

GT
Don't blame Haggisdonny for you short comings.


What does PC have to do with how much time you have for climbing?


flipnfall


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"If women ruled the world there would be no wars, just be a bunch of jealous countries not talking to each other."

BTW. I love that tagline. My wife laughed when I shared it with her.

GT


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kennoyce


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This is definitely a free slab climb. if it were aid, the bolts would most likely be straight above each other instead of wandering like they do. I would also say that it is probably trad and not sport because it looks like the bolts used are 5/16" button heads which are common for lead bolting. The trad part is just speculation, it could have been bolted on rap.


potreroed


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I win--the op just sent me a pm saying the photo was taken in Baja!!


tradrenn


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potreroed wrote:
I win--the op just sent me a pm saying the photo was taken in Baja!!

Would you like a cookie or something ?

Cool


potreroed


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A bottle of tequila would do just fine!!


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