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Anyone here ever climb with RGold?? I have :) Also climbed with Dick Williams, Rich Gottlieb, and Rich Romano. I guess I'm not really connected or something, but I either don't know what famous climbers look like, or I offend them at the cliff, because I have not climbed with anyone more famous than that. Oh wait...I take that back...I bouldered with Leo Houlding one afternoon outside Huaraz Peru back in 2001. Another totally zany person I've climbed with several times...probably not famous to anyone but a handful of northeast ice climbers...Joe Szot

I've met and chatted with some famous climbers including Joe Simpson at a bar in Huaraz, John Bragg at the Gunks, Jim Shimberg, Rick Wilcox, Colin Haley, Lynn Hill, Bean Bowers, Matt Segal, Vince Anderson, Henry Barber

I think Camhead has the most impressive list so far.


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[spray] I regularly climb with this years winner of the Ouray ice festival. [/spray]


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[spray] I regularly climb with this years winner of the Ouray ice festival. [/spray]
Oh yeah? Well he once saved my tent by throwing a...

Maybe I shouldn't finish that story. I'm pretty sure you could 1up it anyways.


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camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue


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devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt


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curt wrote:
devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt

Please. A blowhard supposed 'local' who can't find the Vector? You wandered aimlessly in the desert... right off that list.


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caughtinside wrote:
curt wrote:
devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt

Please. A blowhard supposed 'local' who can't find the Vector? You wandered aimlessly in the desert... right off that list.

Pfffft, I took him right to it. Plus, I've actually climbed the route a couple of times--so STFU, n00b.

Curt


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curt wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
curt wrote:
devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt

Please. A blowhard supposed 'local' who can't find the Vector? You wandered aimlessly in the desert... right off that list.

Pfffft, I took him right to it. Plus, I've actually climbed the route a couple of times--so STFU, n00b.

Curt

We did find it, though there was some bushwhacking. It was getting dark, though, so we did not climb it.


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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!


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curt wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
curt wrote:
devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt

Please. A blowhard supposed 'local' who can't find the Vector? You wandered aimlessly in the desert... right off that list.

Pfffft, I took him right to it. Plus, I've actually climbed the route a couple of times--so STFU, n00b.

Curt

I onsighted teh approach and did the thing second try. Angelic

Who is the n00b now???

Oh wait, well, uh... you're old and confused. Or something.Crazy


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caughtinside wrote:
curt wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
curt wrote:
devkrev wrote:
camhead wrote:
And what 'da hell, here's my OMG yer a celebrity list (get out your umbrellas)...

Have climbed with and/or bullshitted at the crag with Alex Puccio, Nick Duttle, Matt Segal, Russ Clune, Jay Smith, Micah Dash, Lisa Rands, Simon Carter, Monique Forestier, Jim Thornburg, Didier Berthoud, Fred Nicole, Jim Donini, Steve Petro, Lisa Gnade, Chris Siersant, Liv Sansoz, Arnaud Petit, Ethan Pringle, Cedar Wright, das Hubers. Hitched a ride from Yosemite to SLC with Freddie Wilkinson, would have had dinner at my landlord's place with Royal Robbins if I hadn't been out climbing, and THE Jack Marshall won't stop sending me harassing txt messages.


but...you know....whose keeping track...Tongue

Well, he didn't name me after climbing with me several times--so fuck him.

Curt

Please. A blowhard supposed 'local' who can't find the Vector? You wandered aimlessly in the desert... right off that list.

Pfffft, I took him right to it. Plus, I've actually climbed the route a couple of times--so STFU, n00b.

Curt

I onsighted teh approach and did the thing second try. Angelic

Who is the n00b now???

Oh, you mean you fell on it. I'm so embarrassed for you.

Curt


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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!

Oh yeah, me too! ONCE! But then he got scared that I would onflash all of his testpiece local problems, and he bailed on me.


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lena_chita wrote:
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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!

Oh yeah, me too! ONCE! But then he got scared that I would onflash all of his testpiece local problems, and he bailed on me.

Hmmm... I remember it somewhat differently. Then again (as has already been pointed out) I am getting old. In any event, I am officially designating "April Showers" as my favorite Gunks route, in memory of my visit there with you and the clamheads.

Curt


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curt wrote:
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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!

Oh yeah, me too! ONCE! But then he got scared that I would onflash all of his testpiece local problems, and he bailed on me.

Hmmm... I remember it somewhat differently. Then again (as has already been pointed out) I am getting old. In any event, I am officially designating "April Showers" as my favorite Gunks route, in memory of my visit there with you and the clamheads.

Curt

Ha! We need to have another Curt/Clamhat meetup, definitely.


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curt wrote:
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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!

Oh yeah, me too! ONCE! But then he got scared that I would onflash all of his testpiece local problems, and he bailed on me.

Hmmm... I remember it somewhat differently. Then again (as has already been pointed out) I am getting old. In any event, I am officially designating "April Showers" as my favorite Gunks route, in memory of my visit there with you and the clamheads.

Curt

I guess my memory is not getting better with time, either...

I thought it was Golden Showers, where we all ate dirt, while you patiently demonstrated that really, the start moves were so easy that they could be done is approach shoes?

I am sure you can pick a few faves like that in Hueco-- want to try in march?


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lena_chita wrote:
curt wrote:
lena_chita wrote:
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Oh, and I've climbed with Curt!

Oh yeah, me too! ONCE! But then he got scared that I would onflash all of his testpiece local problems, and he bailed on me.

Hmmm... I remember it somewhat differently. Then again (as has already been pointed out) I am getting old. In any event, I am officially designating "April Showers" as my favorite Gunks route, in memory of my visit there with you and the clamheads.

Curt

I guess my memory is not getting better with time, either...

I thought it was Golden Showers, where we all ate dirt, while you patiently demonstrated that really, the start moves were so easy that they could be done is approach shoes?

I am sure you can pick a few faves like that in Hueco-- want to try in march?

Well personally, I'd prefer to check out some of that new JT bouldering. Hueco has lost much of its appeal for me with all the new regulatory BS there.

Curt


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This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Fortunately, your insightful contribution will no doubt raise the ongoing level of discourse considerably.

Curt


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sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.




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areyoumydude wrote:
sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.



Kick ass!!!


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caughtinside wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.



Kick ass!!!

This one should be on the front page.


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areyoumydude wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.



Kick ass!!!

This one should be on the front page.

gawd the new rule of no "non-climbing photoz of radness" shall be voted onto the FP blows.


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climbingtrash wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.



Kick ass!!!

This one should be on the front page.

gawd the new rule of no "non-climbing photoz of radness" shall be voted onto the FP blows.

I voted it a 5 in the futile hope that it will wind up on the FP. PLEASE!!!


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climbingtrash wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
caughtinside wrote:
areyoumydude wrote:
sisu wrote:
This is one of the most ridiculous threads I've ever seen

Says the dude that's posing down with the Tap Out boyz.

[image]http://www.rockclimbing.com/images/photos/assets/6/480246-largest_Tapout.jpg[/image]


Kick ass!!!

This one should be on the front page.

gawd the new rule of no "non-climbing photoz of radness" shall be voted onto the FP blows.

Lego Larry is still on the FP

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