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Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Dec 4, 2012 - 10:47pm PT
Hamish's pictures should be required viewing in forestry courses. Those little trees really do grow over 50 years!
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 4, 2012 - 10:51pm PT
Awesome photo Hamie!
Sorry to hear about your friend.....
hamie

Social climber
Thekoots
Dec 5, 2012 - 01:29pm PT
Solo says "Luke's spelling and grammar was waaaay better".

May I suggest that Tami might be responsible for that?

Kiddin' :) H.
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:35am PT
New pin rack!!

Lost arrows, leepers, baby angles and a sh#t ton of knife blades! Than...
Lost arrows, leepers, baby angles and a sh#t ton of knife blades! Thanks Peder.
I promise to drive em, drop em, smash em, lose em, lend em, stack em and tie them off!!!
Credit: thekidcormier
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 6, 2012 - 03:53am PT
That's awesome Luke are you building a shed or something?!
Looks like its time to pound out some FAs.
I like Luke's grammar, it cracks me up. It has been a gradual decline here for his spellllling although on his blog it's much better. U bringin that rack on the Chief's challenge? I'm sure some of those pieces have been in some of those pitches somewhere along the way?????
harryhotdog

Social climber
north vancouver, B.C.
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:39am PT
Is that a donation to your habitat for depressed freeclimbers in the rainy season fundraiser.
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:00am PT
Yo Bruce, yes you may borrow some blades.

thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:22am PT
I'm sick and tired of that face crack on the sword, gonna hammer out some finger locks in the security of the corner.p

The sword direct.

Does anyone have any beta how to aid past the fats if they're too wet to free climb!
TheSoloClimber

Trad climber
Vancouver
Dec 6, 2012 - 11:28am PT
Should take bomber hooks the whole way!
MH2

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:38pm PT
The flats too wet? I think you know that doesn't happen. Not on such a well-travelled route. Rubber sticks fine on clean wet rock and holds up there are veddy clean.

Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 6, 2012 - 01:00pm PT
I'd be more worried about if they were icy!

Nice to hear from you Hamish! Wow you guys did Angel's in December eh? Hardcore! I bet you guys encountered way more ice than us!

As to mountaineering I do it all the time with a snowboard in hand! Maybe if it was something like this were proposed...

Fish Boy

Social climber
Squeamish
Dec 8, 2012 - 03:37am PT
Nice photo Hamie, THAT is hardcore.

Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2012 - 12:16pm PT
Bump for the kid! Gonna send the grand today?
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 8, 2012 - 01:14pm PT
When does "climbing" calendar winter end Bruce?
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Dec 8, 2012 - 01:37pm PT
Heading up do to try momentarily.

FYI Bruce you're sponsoring the effort not the success.

Thanks for your contribution.
hamie

Social climber
Thekoots
Dec 8, 2012 - 01:38pm PT
I love to go a-wandering
My snowboard in my hand,
And as I ride I always sing
"I love this snowy land!"
Fah do lee
Fah do lah
etc.

Sound of Music, right?
:)

Great opening day at WH2O yesterday. Lots of REAL interior pow.
hamie

Social climber
Thekoots
Dec 8, 2012 - 01:50pm PT
It seems that we need both a correction and a clarification.

Correction. The date on the photo above should read Dec,1961 not 1962. BK was still a cute [?] newborn.

Clarification. Dick and I were climbing the Acrophobes, not the Crest. Although the caption says "Hamie and the Acrophobes", I should have been more specific.

The Upper Crest was not climbed until the following summer, when Les MacDonald made the FA. He was so pumped by his new route that he invited me back the next w/e for the second ascent. Fun, fun.
Several years later I made the third ascent with Roger Marshall, a feisty 'working-class' Brit, who was always great company. Sadly he later died while attempting to solo the north face of Everest.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2012 - 02:03pm PT
It's just a straight donation. I just donated thirty bucks towards the cause. That's 3 bucks for every lead pitch and if he succeeds I will donate another 20 for a total of fifty. If not i expect at least a couple pitches at the gym or cragging somewhere.

Hamie- Yes quite. Except for interspersed with moments of "Oh sh!t I better make this turn or I'm gunna die!" And going exceedingly fast while floating on a giant flowing pillow...
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2012 - 02:07pm PT
Wow! Cool story Hamie! Thanks for that!
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Dec 8, 2012 - 08:11pm PT
Cruised by theChief before work today, in hopes of providing a quick live report & snap a few of Luke's ascent. The wall was desolate, I called Luke to see wtf was going on or if was in need of assistance to drag something up there & his phone was off, I hope u guys haven't been had :-)


Luckily there was some boulderer friends around trying to embrace the blobs with their heels so the 7min trip from the couch was not a total loss as some sort of climbing action was observed.

Edit- Hamie cool history there, cheers!
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