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telemon01

Trad climber
Montana
Mar 25, 2014 - 01:48pm PT
Sanskara,

A Trango Cinch belay device? How did it fail?
this just in

climber
north fork
Mar 25, 2014 - 01:52pm PT
Sanskara glad to hear you survived a ground fall.

Anita that's one badass tattoo. Heal up you guys and stool softeners are a good thing.
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 25, 2014 - 01:53pm PT
Thought it was Glass M. Maybe I will be in shape for it next season.

I am having my leg lengthened. 4-6 months out, I hope.
Sounds painful. I guess you're off for about 6 weeks? Luckily it was not worse.
Sanskara

climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 02:42pm PT
Telemon

Not sure partner said it just did not engage.

I am just glad it was not worse. If you look you can find all kinds of stuff on Cinch
failures on the internet. Some claim device failure some claim operator. Just glad I was only 25 ft up at the time and did not injure my spine or hit my head or something!

I was half way through a day of climbing and god knows it coulda happened much higher off the ground resulting in a much worse injury?

Still a broken heel and very injured second heel is nothing to shake a stick at. Could be a couple months recovery or it could be many months. My guess is at least 6-12 before I am back 100% if I am lucky enough to make a full recovery. From what I can tell it could go either way 50/50.

I know this, I will never use a Cinch again!
Fish Finder

Social climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 02:47pm PT
Hi Anita

OUCH!!! Heal Quickly

I miss your


purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrfect



Selfies
Sanskara

climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 02:48pm PT
Anita,

How much of a leg length discrepacy did you have? I also have one but only about .5 inches I am told mine is fairly normal. Still I have all kinds of soft tissue damage in that foot/ leg from favoring it all the time.

You and I just may be looking at a very similar recovery time. Right now if I can just make a 100% recovery not gain more than 10lbs and be ready for ice season next year I'll be a happy happy man.?

Best to you and your recovery..
Sanskara

climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 02:49pm PT
Reilly

What did you do to earn that boot ;)
this just in

climber
north fork
Mar 25, 2014 - 03:00pm PT
He probably kicked his dog after watching the Arsenal game last weekend.
Sanskara

climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 03:11pm PT
This:

Even my vegan dog loving ass finds that last comment really funny!
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Mar 25, 2014 - 03:14pm PT
Did anyone post a pic of their colonoscopy yet? Oh wait, that would hopefully not be in the selfies thread.
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 25, 2014 - 06:25pm PT
I have a pic of my epidural and catheter bag, if anyone wants to see..

Sanskara: 3-4cm diff. Ankle is being straightened too which should help mobility and stuff like steep slopes when hiking. I too will be happy if I recover 100% and not gain any weight. I'm most worried about losing muscle tone/fitness and whatever crappy climbing ability I have.
If all goes well I could be ready for fall Gunks climbing. And if it takes longer, then I can hit the weights and be in shape for ice. Just going to be a lamo summer.

We should start a SuperTopo gimp support group.
I'm most bummed that I did not end my climbing at the lake. I will miss it!

Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Mar 25, 2014 - 07:21pm PT
Justin, you're cruel, but it wasn't as bad as that. But it was reeeely stoopid.
Since I have no shame here it is. I had a bad case of athlete's foot or
in my case patzer's foot. The usual remedies weren't doing it so since I
attempt to live my life logically I invoked Aristotle and constructed a
sylogistic remedy. My premise was that isopropyl alcohol is a good disinfectant
and antimicrobial agent. My second premise was that if a little is good
then a lot must be better. I put my foot in the bathrub and poured alcohol
all over it. Oooh, it stung! That's good, right? It didn't occur to me
that alcohol in that quantity could cause a chemical burn. The blisters
opened up and got infected. By the time I went to the ER the admitting
doc took one look and said, "You're not going anywhere, chump." They
thought it was MRSA at first which was good thing as they put me in isolation.
When they decided it wasn't MRSA they still kept me in isolation when they caught
me perusing SuperTopo. If I posted a picture I'd get banned so I'm
leaving it to yer collective imagination. It wasn't pretty.
telemon01

Trad climber
Montana
Mar 25, 2014 - 07:45pm PT
Sanskara, glad to hear you are OK. A 25' groundfall is hardcore.

Happy Healing!
SCseagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Mar 25, 2014 - 07:51pm PT
We should start a SuperTopo gimp support group

not enough band width.

Susan
moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Mar 25, 2014 - 08:05pm PT
"Interesting" stunt, Reilly! More ideas for you ;)



Chiloe

Trad climber
Lee, NH
Mar 25, 2014 - 08:35pm PT
Posted this elsewhere but what the heck ... best selfie I took this month.

Sanskara

climber
Mar 25, 2014 - 09:01pm PT
Telemon,

It felt serious!

It also felt like did that really just happen and I am gonna walk out.

Quite a ride for only 25 foot.


rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Mar 25, 2014 - 10:40pm PT
anita...catheater bag...?
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Mar 25, 2014 - 10:45pm PT
Anita, glad it was successful. I just hope you thought this through. Now you'll know why everyone complains about sidehilling. :-)
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Mar 25, 2014 - 11:37pm PT
anita...catheater bag...?

Please, no more talk of that. It's been over a year and i can still remember that pain quite well.

Now you'll know why everyone complains about sidehilling. :-)

Lol
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