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Gym climber
Topic Author's Original Post - Mar 21, 2013 - 10:06pm PT
Credit: murcy


Trad climber
AKA Dwain, from Apple Valley, Ca. and Vegas!
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:10pm PT
Kudos for Phylp!
Dam. sure wish I would have seen you both at AH yesterday.

this just in

north fork
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:14pm PT
A taco gem for sure.

Trad climber
the tip of god's middle finger
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:19pm PT
great things are happening here on supertopo.
phylp is proper and spicy ingredients in the stew.

i might even consider abandoning my make believe existence,

for a righteous calling unto hell beckons me.

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:20pm PT

Hurray for Phyl.
She's always positive and has something to
offer to the taco!
paul roehl

Boulder climber
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:21pm PT
A terrific artist and one of the nicest and most supportive people on the ST!
Clint Cummins

Trad climber
SF Bay area, CA
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:41pm PT
Phyl is one of the first climbers I met in California - buildering at Stanford back in the mid-80s!
We had many a good trip to the Valley, Meadows, Pinnacles, Tahoe, JTree, Red Rocks.
She can climb circles around me on slab and is way solid on cracks, too.
Still here and still crankin' - yay!

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:49pm PT
Always a positive presence, here's to Phylp.

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Mar 21, 2013 - 10:53pm PT
Phylp....the toughest of the tough...and the most gracious among so many...a trail builder and blazer at Facelift, and climbing....geez....grace and strength...
One very special woman...very


Social climber
Mar 21, 2013 - 11:13pm PT
hey there say, ohhhhh yes! i love it on posts, when phylp shows up, :)

lately, too, i have learned that she is an artist! as well!...

say, seagoat:
that is a very special thing, to be able to be both TOUGH, but yet,
gracious... well honed, character, and hard to find these days...


happy appreciation to you, phylp!

Credit: neebee

Trad climber
Douglas, WY
Mar 22, 2013 - 12:02am PT
A wonderful presence at Facelift!

Trad climber
East Bay, CA
Mar 22, 2013 - 01:26am PT
Cheers for sure!
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
Mar 22, 2013 - 01:52am PT
great lady! definitely appreciated
hope to climb with here on rock sometime
wayne burleson

Amherst, MA
Mar 22, 2013 - 04:11am PT
Great person, poster, partner, professional.
Always pleasant and insightful on ST.

Hadnt seen her in 25 years and she took me in like it was yesterday.

First person i ever knew with purple hair

And she went to Woodstock...

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Mar 22, 2013 - 11:30am PT
What a sweet gift from you all! Murcy, what a nice way to thank me for doing the whole 8 hour drive from SF with the 42 foot cushy bivy!

And the wonderful thing is, ST is such a nice way to keep in touch with old friends like Clint and Wayne, to make such good, new "real life" friends and partners, and to make new friends here around the virtual campfire that I will surely meet up with in the years to come!

Thanks, Phyl

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Mar 22, 2013 - 11:45am PT
Phlyp's posts grace this forum. Kind, thoughtful and incisive.....she could serve as a template for many here, myself included.

Mar 22, 2013 - 12:33pm PT
She seems cool and probably doesn't bring a dog to the crag!

Trad climber
Elk Creek, Idaho
Mar 22, 2013 - 01:03pm PT

Appreciate your positive, honest-to-goodness bearing on ST forum...always constructive and optimistic. You inspire thread posters toward the affirmative and away from the contrary and competitive.

Best wishes!
Nate D

San Francisco
Mar 22, 2013 - 01:32pm PT
There's definitely no reason to believe Phyl is anything but a great individual. Come grace the haunts of SoYo sometime!
Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Mar 22, 2013 - 03:23pm PT
Phyl and I emailed a few times a while back about mid-week climbing, but never arranged anything.

It never dawned on me (until just now) that Phyl is actually a woman - I assumed I was most likely emailing with the "Phil" that I had climbed with at Planet Granite SF one day last year...LOL!!

Supertopo has always been pretty gender-nuetral to me, but this has me cracking up big-time.

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