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javajoe1214


Jan 16, 2013, 8:32 AM
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Okay, so I've seen videos of people doing these deep water solos and toting chalk bags up with them.. how bad does is goof up your chalk to drop into water?

There are a couple of great hiking trails on creeks around here with some waterfalls we jump off fairly regularly... there are some spots that would make for some fun climbing, but I didn't know if I would be throwing away a bag of chalk if I made a big splash with it hooked to my belt!

Thanks for the tips!

Joe


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It will get wet. One trick is to rub extra chalk on your forearms to chalk up mid route so you can leave the bag behind.


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Tip 2: chalk dries (block less messy than powder)
Tip 3: little bit in plastic baggie ( usual contents in rugged waterproof container)


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Someone actually makes a DWS chalk bag made out of vinyl-like material with no fuzzy liner...

Unfortunately I can't remember who makes it. If I can find it I'll post it here.

Edit to add: Found it... Asana used to make a DWS chalk bag but not any more:

http://www.mrgproducts.com/.../4000-waterchalk.htm


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darylknezevich


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just dont use chalk. the upside is you will get ridiculously strong and good.


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