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mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 22, 2013 - 01:29pm PT
If you really haven't established climbs, then maybe you're not qualified to judge.

I've developed plenty... and what is in that video is FAR BEYOND ACCEPTABLE. You can talk all you want about the "fine line" but the fact is, he was nowhere near it.
Elcapinyoazz

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Feb 22, 2013 - 01:34pm PT
ten-gallons-of-epoxy Fairfield

Why U don't like climbing Gluefas, broseph?
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Feb 22, 2013 - 02:36pm PT
Coz. I have developed pleanty of routs and am a fair hand with a pry bar. this looks totaly diffent to me than trundeling the big scary stuff and trenching the crumbly crap.
Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Feb 22, 2013 - 02:44pm PT
From stripper to chipper?

Nilepoc

Big Wall climber
Tx
Feb 22, 2013 - 02:56pm PT
I was there for the strip and streak for peace. Put my camera right the f down. He needs no more publicity I thought. What a tool. I have to admit though i did photograph him and a friend climbing the bank in salt lake with the world map on it. Cool photos I never did anything with.

I feel shame for loosely participating in his attention whoring. Maybe that is one of the reasons I am so pissed about the chipping besides the fact that he is chipping. I hate chipping.

He still has no response to Pm's btw.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:05pm PT
i did photograph him and a friend climbing the bank in salt lake with the world map on it.

Mugs did that in the 80's (?). I wish I still had that picture... got it from a friend... I think it was in a magazine. If anyone has a copy (of Mugs) I'd be psyched to see it again.
David Knopp

Trad climber
CA
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:24pm PT
Says you mi American dog amigo so nunca come chip and glue in Espania and or see how big and macho man make chipping girls and American glue dogs cry. Viva Espania!

i am glad Pelut is back, i've missed him.

Hey Coz, how come us low grade middling talent climbers aren't allowed to sit in judgement of the guy like everyone else? Hell i know chipping and manufacturing when i see it too!
When you allow only the elite to hold opinions it kind of gives you that one percent-er look.
stevep

Boulder climber
Salt Lake, UT
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:29pm PT
Yes, I was thought Ivan was a self-promoting tool with his hipster attitude and fashion industtry ads.
This pretty much confirms it, and then some.
deuce4

climber
Hobart, Australia
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:32pm PT
the guy thinks he's Michelangelo?
coz

Gym climber
Belmont
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:39pm PT
I wasn't talking about good or bad climbers, just people who have established routes.

It does look very bad in that video, but I doubt such evidence would hold up in court.

I was just wondering if anyone had seen the hold and knew for sure the damage before roasting him.



mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:53pm PT
You can't seriously call yourself a climber and NOT think those holds were completely manufactured. COME ON!

Stop the bullsh#t. This is far beyond "cleaning." far far far far far far beyond.
coz

Gym climber
Belmont
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:56pm PT
Have you been on the problem, Chris?

Have you seen the holds first hand?

Have you been to the Gunks?

Yes, it sure looks like he was using a chisel to clean a hold, but I'll reserve judgement till all the facts are in.

Yes I think it went far beyond, but do I know it, no....
Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Feb 22, 2013 - 03:58pm PT
I was just wondering if anyone had seen the hold and knew for sure the damage before roasting him


For Christ's sake what more do you want?

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Yes, it sure looks like he was using a chisel to clean a hold, but I'll reserve judgement till all the facts are in.

The facts are in - live and in living color.
coz

Gym climber
Belmont
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:09pm PT
That looks pretty bad yes, seen worse, but that's definitely goes way beyond cleaning.

I'll admit he seems a chiseler.

S.Leeper

Social climber
somewhere that doesnt have anything over 90'
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:13pm PT
he guy thinks he's Michelangelo?

JM for the win!
bamboo

Trad climber
pike co
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:39pm PT
why do some people try to manufacture middle ground on this BS!?
are some of you so FUGGIN PC that you can abide by this!!the ridge is HUGE!!he can choose between thousands of boulders and crags!!there is no excuse!!NONE!!should he face a fireing squad??NO!!run out of the preserve--you bet!!
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:44pm PT
Bamboo I don't know jack sh#t about where who he is, where he was or any of the climbing. Nothing. Any outrage on my part would be 100% assumed. Why invest moral outrage in such a meaningless gesture, a great sound and fury?

DMT
atchafalaya

Boulder climber
Feb 22, 2013 - 04:46pm PT
The dude abides.
DanaB

climber
CT
Feb 22, 2013 - 05:15pm PT
Once you start stripping naked in public to get attention.
You're a pretty hopeless case at that point.
bamboo

Trad climber
pike co
Feb 22, 2013 - 05:16pm PT
100% assumed--as you said
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