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climbingtrash


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Hey I thought Dingus got banned fore PTFTWing.


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dingus wrote:
LS its been a year since Indian Rock. I love climbing with you more than ever, my dear friend.

[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/072513%20Bouldering%20w%20Sasha/CIMG3757_zps8ab1e458.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/031813%20Tollhouse/CIMG2459_zps84874105.jpg[/IMG]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th5KOvnS8Fg

Still giving it up after all these years. Noobs!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqAJ6ZyAJLM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-nGYWq9TyU

[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/DSC04419_zps873ff80c.jpg[/IMG]

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Gratuitous Edge shot!
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Papa Roach
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Cheers!
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DMT

I can't believe I'm reading this. You actually check in on occasion?


Gmburns2000


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climbingtrash wrote:
Hey I thought Dingus got banned fore PTFTWing.

damn, gu'd Unsure


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And then all of the sudden, climbing content with pictures!!!! Holy shit, dude.


LS, very glad you got your mojo going again. It always comes down to the people you do things with I have found. Keep that Dingus guy. He's doing good with you.


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DMT


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Gunks. I'm jealous :-)

Curt


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Look who's spotting her.

DMT


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dingus wrote:
Look who's spotting her.

DMT

Heh. I didn't even notice Rich at first. Nice.

Curt


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dingus!! really!!

they always come back (tm)


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I picked a good day to check in.

Good stuff, Dingus!!


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curt wrote:
dingus wrote:
Look who's spotting her.

DMT

Heh. I didn't even notice Rich at first. Nice.

Curt

Ha! I've never even met him, and I knew right away from the photo.

GO


curt


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cracklover wrote:
curt wrote:
dingus wrote:
Look who's spotting her.

DMT

Heh. I didn't even notice Rich at first. Nice.

Curt

Ha! I've never even met him, and I knew right away from the photo.

GO

Well, I've known him for 30 years, which I guess makes me senile/unobservant.

Curt


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Oct 23, 2013, 6:10 AM
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Great to see you D... Not that I come here much any more.

And, love the Gunks pics... My favorite place, by far.


~A


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curt wrote:
cracklover wrote:
curt wrote:
dingus wrote:
Look who's spotting her.

DMT

Heh. I didn't even notice Rich at first. Nice.

Curt

Ha! I've never even met him, and I knew right away from the photo.

GO

Well, I've known him for 30 years, which I guess makes me senile/unobservant.

Curt

At least you recognized the Gunks, so... that's something!

GO


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Hi rrrAdam, you rrrrrretard! (hehe, sorry bro, I still chuckle about that one)

Doing well. Back on the correct coast and loving life and my partners.

Yes Stitch, she's good for my climbing too.

Howdy curt! Cracklover, macherry, dlintz, the pleasure is mine.

And 5.samadhi, THANK YOU! That made both of us smile.

DMT


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Your Anti-Halloween Bouldering TR

Bing bang boom we're surprised by lingering snow at 6000 feet. Duh!


Partner didn't seem to mind.


Lickity split I was all, like, ready! It doesn't take much, with me. A come hither look from the sultry Sierra Crest will do it. So will a partner who says, 'let's go climbing!' Tee hee.


So we snuck into Disneyland to climb the Matterhorn!


Really?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WYMIafbbKE

Yes this is the real deal.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gogfxh5SElA

Its not hard, but it is high and yummy!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvplHlOIkZI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C05bcU0lKQ

Trading in miles for smiles.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJMXgZxDy6s

No place to fall


Crank!


That's right.


Would you trust this man?


He's a bit of a case, nawmean?


Thinking about using this one on the brochure cover page.


To celebrate victory over 7-foot rock! Cause I'm that hard.


Then we did some trick or treating.


DMT


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dingus wrote:
Hi rrrAdam, you rrrrrretard! (hehe, sorry bro, I still chuckle about that one)

Doing well. Back on the correct coast and loving life and my partners.

Yes Stitch, she's good for my climbing too.

Howdy curt! Cracklover, macherry, dlintz, the pleasure is mine.

And 5.samadhi, THANK YOU! That made both of us smile.

DMT

hey back atcha!!

glad life is good


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http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.php?topic_id=2269539&tn=0

DMT


darkside


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It's ironic some of RC.coms longest running users would meet in the beginner forum..... noobs. Cool

BTW reading some of the initial posts was good even if it was a resurrection, Food for thought for a problem of my own right now. Thanks.


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edit: good read and I miss the 'gunks.


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It's all over now...



I've gotten a taste for wyde too!

oh noes!!! First crack, now wyde? heh...

yeah, I'm addicted. Yay for moar rock!

Cheers

LS


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The adventure continues. Thanks for driving, LS!


Sure was a beautiful spring day.


Must.. getÖ DONUTS!


Cuz weíre trad, duh!


The scene of the crimes


I had back surgery in December. Some 4 months later Iím beginning to fire on 3 out of 4 cylinders again.


Good belayers, good rock, good times


And how about those stoned cowboys


Donít try this at home


You may get BUCKED.


Noobs!


Boobs.


The girl can climb crack btw.


So can Angus. This is the 28th season as partners, for ole Angus and I.


I can still pull down, beyond all reasonable expectation.


And can manage a small runnout or two


So long as I donít fall!


No problemo.


LS cranking her life away.


There is a ray of hope after all.


Even the sun smiles back at LS!


Form.


Spent a lot of time at this place over the last quarter century.


This is April in the Central Valley of California. Donít hate us, August is coming!


DMT

ps. Don't give up LS!!!!


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Grotto?


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dingus wrote:
The adventure continues. Thanks for driving, LS!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6829_zps916c1178.jpg[/IMG]

Sure was a beautiful spring day.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6832_zpsb56b23a2.jpg[/IMG]

Must.. getÖ DONUTS!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6838_zpsa2e5a833.jpg[/IMG]

Cuz weíre trad, duh!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6846_zps38064a85.jpg[/IMG]

The scene of the crimes
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6842_zpsaac3c679.jpg[/IMG]

I had back surgery in December. Some 4 months later Iím beginning to fire on 3 out of 4 cylinders again.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6868_zps54ffb550.jpg[/IMG]

Good belayers, good rock, good times
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6880_zps06877be3.jpg[/IMG]

And how about those stoned cowboys
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6897_zps3650d08a.jpg[/IMG]

Donít try this at home
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6898_zps61a7b5be.jpg[/IMG]

You may get BUCKED.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6899_zpsdc783e3b.jpg[/IMG]

Noobs!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6905_zps0e4b897f.jpg[/IMG]

Boobs.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6941_zps87025a8d.jpg[/IMG]

The girl can climb crack btw.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6947_zpsb525ebd8.jpg[/IMG]

So can Angus. This is the 28th season as partners, for ole Angus and I.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6963_zps8c00856f.jpg[/IMG]

I can still pull down, beyond all reasonable expectation.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF6991_zpsc8abdced.jpg[/IMG]

And can manage a small runnout or two
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7037_zpsc8ad9a53.jpg[/IMG]

So long as I donít fall!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7043_zps864790af.jpg[/IMG]

No problemo.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7053_zps8147b0ba.jpg[/IMG]

LS cranking her life away.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7087_zpsac5933ee.jpg[/IMG]

There is a ray of hope after all.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7094_zps6ce286f1.jpg[/IMG]

Even the sun smiles back at LS!
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7096_zpsf2206f4d.jpg[/IMG]

Form.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7109_zps79a9cd6b.jpg[/IMG]

Spent a lot of time at this place over the last quarter century.
[IMG]http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx325/oldclymr1/041414%20Sasha%20Grotto/DSCF7137_zpsbf99a64a.jpg[/IMG]

This is April in the Central Valley of California. Donít hate us, August is coming!


DMT

ps. Don't give up LS!!!!
Dang that is one big horse!


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Well the adventure continues dudinit?

How about a little Chipmunk Flat action?


LS volunteers for the sharp end.


Its a bit of a run to the first placement. Well there's a lower one well off to the side but it introduces significant rope drag later on so she opted to skip it.


Hmmm, what now?


Big cam, of course!


Clip! Ah..... safe for now!


She led this route once before.


At this point the route trends up right to continue with the wider cracks. It becomes very easy after one move to enter the upper cracks. Its a good, moderate/easy climb.


But she didn't go that way, on that fated first lead.


No she went this way, opting for a thin crack, dirty-looking crack. She had no small cams that day, long story short when you tell your partner 'I'll bring the rack" he assumes you mean THE WHOLE RACK, lol. Well, she wanted it, she got it! A bit of a meltdown she said. But you know what? She got up that thing clean after fiddling in some wanky nuts.


Well this time she floated it. Small cams included! :D


Nice view of SPH Valhalla from the belay ledge.


Well done LS! WELL DONE!


So what's next?


Sometimes this game of ghosts will bring a tear to your eye, nawmean?


Back at camp?


Many TALL tales were told


So two days later our gang found ourselves in the same vicinity


And I foolishly asked LS if she minded belaying me on her route. The reason I was stoked to lead it is that when I followed her lead the previous time? I felt a bit, um, tenuous, shaky even. So I wanted to reconcile those feelings on the sharp end.


Well guess what? I got up the thing. I also fell at the crux!


And my partners soon followed.


Scuffy liked it.


LS was happy to arrest my plummet.


The descent involves a bit of 4th class down climbing.


We finished the afternoon top roping some slab.


Led me up a crack. Caught my fall when I tried to repeat her 'feet.' The she drove me home. What's not to love?


Noobs can't climb!


Thanks LS!
DMT

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