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cliffhanger

Trad climber
California
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:



http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20428407

http://www.18531.com/2009/04/sherpa-barefoot-on-top-of-mount-everest-to-find-their-own-cattle/
Reilly

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.
Moof

Big Wall climber
Orygun
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.

Nada.

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

DMT
michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
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

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

Nope. Nobody's doing Dingus either.

Nada
michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
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!
T H

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