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Jon Beck

Trad climber
Oct 4, 2012 - 12:05pm PT

With that delivery system Pete can drop his bags right at the bridge.

Ice climber
dingy room at the Happy boulders hotel
Oct 4, 2012 - 12:24pm PT

thumbs down for improper climbing content
180 posts.....losers

Aren't there enough people in Camp 4 willing to go up and carry sh#t down for a fee?
John M

Oct 4, 2012 - 12:36pm PT
with the time limits camp 4 isn't the dirtbag holding pen it use to be.

Plus dirtbag prices have gone up. 100 bucks a bag is getting a bit steep for some folks.

I have an idea for cutting cost. Hire a dirtbag to make certain the landing zone is clear, and then drop them and have the dirtbag haul the pigs out from the base. A couple of radios or cell phones should handle the communication issues.
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Vancouver Canada
Oct 4, 2012 - 01:02pm PT
100 bucks a bag for a porter ? WOW! that's a good deal.

How much to carry a used up wall climber down ? Is a sedan chair extra ?
John M

Oct 4, 2012 - 01:15pm PT
there are dirtbags. They just don't live in camp 4 anymore.

Big Wall climber
los gatos. ca
Oct 4, 2012 - 01:20pm PT
Gotta live in the woods with the damn stay restrictions at c4
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Oct 4, 2012 - 01:36pm PT
Yew tards.

Follow the money.

Back the hell in the day we got $100 for carrying a 50-pound load to the top for CBS News. With inflation and a generous discount for climbing brotherly love, it's not feasible for less than $125/RT. Dirtbag economics dictates expediency, however: take what they offer and be happy. If they don't offer, ask. If you never ask, you are a tard and don't deserve to be a dirtbag.


Social climber
Tujunga CA.
Oct 4, 2012 - 02:22pm PT
price for 55 lb load from the nose is $150 all day long. more from further over. its worth $200 easy. Wanna know why? whole days work, you got to jug. Then you gotta get the stuff, organize it, and then rap with the load on usually sh#t fixed lines. its actually sorta dangerous, why do you think that people pay to get their stuff removed from the summit.


Trad climber
Oct 4, 2012 - 02:43pm PT
The American dirtbag is an overpaid wimp.

Not only do most porters in the Himalaya area go barefoot, they also use tumplines, bearing the entire load on their head, suitable for monster loads up to 320 pounds! Plus they work cheap.

The Nepali porter is amazingly strong despite his her small stature. On average they can carry around 75 kg loads in baskets which are strapped with a tumpline on their forehead. They start at an early age of 10 with small loads of 22kgs. The porters on the Everest trail carry up to 145kgs for the local market.

Here's a barefoot teenage porter in Nepal:

Yosemite Valley National Park
Oct 4, 2012 - 06:32pm PT
So a dirtbag is one who removes the gear from the base that a d#@&%e bag dropped?

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Oct 4, 2012 - 07:04pm PT
Just a thought - maybe people are taking way more than they need.
I never needed bottles of wine, boomboxes, or stoves.

Big Wall climber
Oct 4, 2012 - 07:09pm PT
Or firewood, barbecues, etc...
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Oct 4, 2012 - 07:24pm PT
This thread is a great impotent roar of mighty mice. Yall AIN'T GONNA DO SH#T.


Steal ptpp's junk show??? Ain't got the hair on your BALLS to do that.


Sport climber
Oct 4, 2012 - 07:27pm PT
And if they do Dingus, They shoud:

1) Be climbing.

2) Be drinking a beer at the summit after climbing.

3) Be bailing from a climb.

4) Be getting a rescue from YOSAR on a climb.

Not camping out a spot for booty.

THOUGH a great RIP thread would ensue...

"!@#%$!@$ died doing what he loved, waiting at the base of a climb for PTPP's haul bag. He waited the right spot, but forgot to avoid it, and ultimately paid the price."
The Larry

Moab, UT
Oct 4, 2012 - 08:32pm PT
And if they do Dingus, They shoud:

Nope. Nobody's doing Dingus either.


Sport climber
Oct 4, 2012 - 08:33pm PT
I'm so happy you didn't list the things that people should do to Dingus WHILE doing him!

Boulder climber
Oct 7, 2012 - 03:22am PT
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