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Trad climber
Starlite, California
Oct 21, 2012 - 01:45am PT
kick ass climbers doing all the rad sh#t I could never do

Obviously, Penny Bouldering is out of your league. But it's not for the faint of heart. Especially if you've had a brouhaha. :)

Or maybe 2.
Captain...or Skully

Oct 21, 2012 - 01:46am PT
Rat soup?

Oct 21, 2012 - 01:48am PT
awe hey man,


Meant no hard feelings. I do think that its a cool idea about "penny bouldering" the more I've thought about it. Seems like you really have got to think about the faces of the boulder you want to go with. Thinking about it on my hike tomorrow.

It was just a response to the topic.

It is really a cool idea for my kid...



Trad climber
Starlite, California
Oct 21, 2012 - 03:28am PT
No hard feelings intended, felt, nor accepted, BluSky.

This is ye old POFNWD thread - that was just a spontaneous thread of one of several Climber's games which creative people have come up with over the years.

It's actually a cool game to play with the children. I've never met anyone who's ever known about it. Clearly, it's origins remain enshrouded in the misty mist. Perhaps Scottie's father, Leo, himself a respectfully good Climber too, played it during his son's early childhood. Who knows? Maybe we could score for a Guggenheim fellowship as needed to research the misty origins of the game?

I've yet to google Wikepedia, to see if this actually has any kind of a historical background.

Surpassing entirely new levels of weirdness, the Game does, in fact, seem to help us to "get small," like building a scale model of an auto, train set, aircraft scale models from desktop display to RC flight replicas, ultimately to scratch build models of my own building designs. And, depending on your boulder's aclevities, you're going to be forced to closely examine the stones features, to identify edges which offer purchase, upward advancement...and "no hands" rests.

It seems as though the Climber's diversions tend to reinforce peripheral skill sets. Skiing for eamplem helps with balance in a high paced scenario; helps, too, to rationalize the exposure of a 50-55 degree slope
of steep windpack.

It seems to help indentify the utility of improbable rest points on micro edges, particularly principles of opposition.

And, it's a good bit of quality fun time with your youngsters, competitive by nature. Jusr remember to bring a small thickness article of sponge, or what have you, for a crash pad.

And, remember, while in the field tomorrow, to boost a small stone to bring home with you.
bit'er ol' guy

the past
Oct 21, 2012 - 12:07pm PT
sunday mornin' while still drunk?
Jebus H Bomz

Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Oct 21, 2012 - 12:10pm PT
I might buy a few ales for the upcoming climbing session.

Oh, sh1t damn, anybody else had the Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Ale? A 10% Imperial Ale, hopped to the f-in gills. It's like performing cunninglingus on hot lady hop.

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Oct 21, 2012 - 04:36pm PT
im totally 9.5 percent,
coming down from an epic, though
bitchen mountain holiday
filled with a sub-freezing,
tentless bivi with young chilren (6, 9);
howlin wind!
suffering together at 2:00am,
midnight bare-asses pees,

a wonderful meteor shower;
grateful sunrise,
skippin lake surface,

a powerful and dramatic stormfront
entering our range,

stopped by kirkwood and
hadda grilled cheese with sliced tomatoes
on then childrens / mom's mind
and a double bach tall ale or two upon
popa's graceless being.

salud, a ti.


why is there a wheel barrow in the
living room?"

"oh. i had to wheel myself across
the threshold, sweets."

"oh. okay."

off we go in gleeful company
to the local theatre's production
of ....

"a sleeping beauty."

which is exactly what we weren't the last eve's.

The Granite State.
Oct 21, 2012 - 04:42pm PT
Ganja on a cloudy, cold Sunday is better than a Friday night drunk, IMHO.

Hey Norwegian, your daughters let you take them camping? Last I read, one was resisting.

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Oct 21, 2012 - 04:47pm PT
marlon brandon,

we revampired our plan,
instead of leaving friday night,
we left saturday morning..

which was actually a damn blessing,
considering it was 29 degrees overnight
and there is not a wayward way
that we coulda endured a second bivy.

we're talkin, like
borderline reckless, there, eh.

(hey pete, that last, eh,
was for you and yours)

Gym climber
A dingy corner in your refrigerator
Oct 26, 2012 - 09:32pm PT
O.K. here we go.

1) Three 'banquet beers', One glass Alamos Malbec

2) For all of those 'non rascist' Repugincans I keep meeting : I hope that nigger is your president again bitch

3)Chasing the legal tender has it's mental, emotional and physical costs; gonna chill at the casa tonight, cut some much neeeded firewood with hopefully an epic MTB ride tomorrow then Sunday/Monday to Powell company party with 3 houseboats at least two ski boats, jet skis, sea kayaks , paddle boards, campfires and booze ! Wish me luck . Happy Friday night !

edit 3a) for my out of towner friends: I don't post in the What Did You Climb today thread but rest assured I climb about a third as much as Todd Gordon every week maybe....

Trad climber
Choss Creek, ID
Oct 26, 2012 - 09:59pm PT
A bow to Lolli, and thanks to all that posted during the last 3 Fridays.

I let you down. My apologies for climbing and/or socializing off ST.

I'll try to make up.


I've been celebrating "cheating death."


Glad I still have my eyebrows-----and hair, after dumping a pint of gas on a pile of soggy weeds this week.

After I threw the lit stick-match in from 6-feet away, I backed up a few more feet and enjoyed the huge "WOOOOOOOF----BOOOOOOOM!"

A while after the explosion.
A while after the explosion.
Credit: Fritz
Dos XX

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 26, 2012 - 10:43pm PT
1. Your current consumption

1/2 bottle Yarden (Mt. Hermon, Golan heights) red.

2. At least one inflammatory comment

PTPP is a tosser.
(but he repented, so all's good)

3. Why you are drunk and typing on McTopo instead of doing something worthwhile, like driving to the crag.

i'm in San Diego on a Friday night, for a Saturday PR event for my company. I'm watching "Gold Rush Alaska" on the hotel TV. I work 60-70 hrs/week in mines, then watch a TV show about mining when I have a few hours to relax. I'm a sick puppy, I know.

Social climber
somewhere that doesnt have anything over 90'
Oct 26, 2012 - 10:54pm PT
only mota tonight
Captain...or Skully

Oct 26, 2012 - 10:56pm PT
Mixing & matching, also known as playin' with fire!
There were some beers until I remembered that there is Rum!

Up yours!

Still debating the pros & cons of a Breitenbach attempt. Snow holds scree together, right?
Dos XX

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:00pm PT
Hoffman does waddle, for sure. But their mining drama is for real -- it's never necessary to make this sh*t up.

Best wishes, TREEZ, on your upcoming happy reunion!

Trad climber
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:06pm PT
I happened to see the show tonight at the bar.

Nothing real about it.

You don't get to lose your ass 3 times and keep coming back with nicer trucks and more, bigger equipment.

Spare me.

You can tell that they now have a hair and make-up fifth wheel.

And thanks!
Jebus H Bomz

Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:09pm PT
Prepare for a mouthful of sage!
Prepare for a mouthful of sage!
Credit: Jebus H Bomz

After a full day of climbing, this stuff goes down well.

Trad climber
San Diego
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:09pm PT
1 bottle of wine
1 beer

Why are there not drunk chicks on here taking inappropriate pics and posting when they are on this thread.


Trad climber
Choss Creek, ID
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:12pm PT
ok---by the rules.

3 bottles of red wine open and one has suspiciously evaporated.

The remaining Cline Ancient Vines Zin is losing points to the McManis Merlot.

You Cali pussies have not suffered a "garden-killing-frost" this fall----except for those damned snow-loving members in the Lake Tahoe area.

Too damn-snowy and cold for old pussies like me to climb in Idontno this weekend.
Dos XX

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 26, 2012 - 11:13pm PT
TREEZ; if those Gold Rush guys are getting hair & make-up done, imagine how bad they must look in real life!

Yeah, I get what you're saying -- no doubt they get plenty of $$$ from Discovery Channel; on their own they would have been out of biz part-way thru Season One. But all the bad sh*t that happens --- nuthin;' is made up. Mining is 99.9% bad sh*t happening.
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