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    powdahound76

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    @TripleBull - those climbing pics are great!!!
    I stopped climbing because WW kayaking took over.
    then I became a busy father so class V is gone (my choice).
    My kid loves climbing, so looking to start back into it more.
    She loves outside vs gym, which makes me so happy. just stinks as my main climbing partner moved to the west slope and after a few questionable calls, Im super picky who I go with.

    not motivational, and did you read about the 2 guys in Eldo a few weeks ago? Sad sad stuff
     

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    @TripleBull - those climbing pics are great!!!
    I stopped climbing because WW kayaking took over.
    then I became a busy father so class V is gone (my choice).
    My kid loves climbing, so looking to start back into it more.
    She loves outside vs gym, which makes me so happy. just stinks as my main climbing partner moved to the west slope and after a few questionable calls, Im super picky who I go with.

    not motivational, and did you read about the 2 guys in Eldo a few weeks ago? Sad sad stuff

    Yes, I heard about Eldo from my younger son. Very sad. One of my good friends took a 150 foot lead fall there, landing head down. Not good. I've been helping my son learn trad, which, in my semi-crippled state, is not optimum.

    Eldo is a great place, as long as you like holds that aim the wrong way and loose rock in the wrong places. One of my favorite playgrounds.

    Have fun with your daughter. It's great to struggle against gravity with those you love.
     

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    Eldo was a great place to climb, havent been there in some time. the challenges were fun, always wore a helmet for those small lose rocks. Hoped if a big one got me, it would be large and moving quick!

    We top rope climb now as she is 9.... but she loves it and can rock up a 5.5 without issue, 5.6 if the holds are close enough for her height

    I have cared for many a rough climber fall in my days. I was almost always into the long days of easy routes vs pushing hard. a few days of pushing it on short but tough sport routes showed me what I really loved!
     
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    Shhhhhhhhh

    All all the people trying to overthrow our Democracy are not taking it.

    Let this play out longer, Biden is using the Jedi Mind Trick. "This is not the cure you are looking for"

    Seriously, it is sad this has become so political that some people want to get violent. I really think Russia and China has to be laughing their asses off. America has not only fallen far behind the rest of the world in Math and Science, apparently we forget about foreign interference.

    Personally, if you want the jab get it, if you don't, don't. If your employer has a policy, either follow it, quite or get fired. If you own a bussiness do what you want, and to me that includes letting insurance companies charge a different rate to people far more likely to run up a big bill in the ICU.

    Unvaccinated people are 1100% more likely to die from Covid. Prove me wrong with facts.

    It's not a vaccine. If it were, no one would get the virus afterward. It is an experimental drug with potentially terrible side effects, depending on the person.

    Secondly, the appropriate TREATMENT. Is old, proven, cheap and effective.

    Thirdly, follow the money. Chinese money into Joe's pockets. Pharmaceutical companies stock values dramatically increasing.

    And I can tell you an FD in Texas where 120 out of 150 Firefighter/Paramedics did not take the experimental drug, when we were offered it early, and have continued to decline it. It would not be a good idea to try to force us into it.
     

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    I totally hear that. I spent from age 6 to 52 spending much of my time climbing. Initially, I was a peak bagger, then I got into technical backcountry routes. The Tetons were like a magnet. I have not done all the classics there, but many of the top tier big routes. The mountains are like a playground, but with a twist - there are no appeals in the court of gravity.

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    :)(y) My kind of friend!! Been a rock climber going on 10-12 years. Grew up in San diego, so The Valley wasn't too far away. Done any big routes in the Valley? Ive got my eyes on the RNWF of half dome, free the east buttress of middle cathedral and south face on WA column. I relocated to WA state and have plans for Rainier next year with my wife. Climb on!
     
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    It took three shots of the cheapest mescal to erase the imaginary taste from reading that.

    Thank you, sir, may I have another!



    The same thing always happens on picture threads. All you can do it keep tossing up pictures and buying extra eye bleach.


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    I've never been a fan of hanging belays on gear. Can't tell if your anchor is on bolts or not. Ive done a several routes in CA that were only hanging belays and they always make my bunghole pucker more than being on the sharp end. Climb safe, climb hard! :cool:(y)
     
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    Blah… blah… blah….

    First of all… Which vaccine is Israel using?

    Second, if you’re getting crossover infections what is the variant currently going on in Israel? Delta, gamma, mu, etc.

    Third, even if the friggin vaccine is only 40% effective that’s better than being completely screwed.

    Lastly, this thing will continue to be a moving target and every year they will probably come out with the four strains that are the worst and create a vaccine for that.

    all of the vaccines that have been produced from the United States are affective against the original beta and alpha variants of what we call COVID-19. Any additional protection is a matter of happenstance not planning. And all the friggin conspiracy theorist and anti-VAXer need to get a life… rather than running around thinking that what they’re spouting is actually valid.

    Blah… blah… blah….

    First of all… Which vaccine is Israel using?

    Second, if you’re getting crossover infections what is the variant currently going on in Israel? Delta, gamma, mu, etc.

    Third, even if the friggin vaccine is only 40% effective that’s better than being completely screwed.

    Lastly, this thing will continue to be a moving target and every year they will probably come out with the four strains that are the worst and create a vaccine for that.

    all of the vaccines that have been produced from the United States are affective against the original beta and alpha variants of what we call COVID-19. Any additional protection is a matter of happenstance not planning. And all the friggin conspiracy theorist and anti-VAXer need to get a life… rather than running around thinking that what they’re spouting is actually valid.

    “See the vaccine doesn’t work…!” When it was designed for a completely different variant of the virus…

    So if the vaccine was not designed for this strain of covid-19............................why does getting vaccinated matter? You say stupid shit and do stupid things because you are stupid.

    Honestly, you clap every time a women gets and abortion and grinds up a baby human. Her body, her choice,,,,,,,,,,,right? Well if she chooses to not vaccinate...............................is it really her body or her choice?
     

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    So if the vaccine was not designed for this strain of covid-19............................why does getting vaccinated matter? You say stupid shit and do stupid things because you are stupid.

    Honestly, you clap every time a women gets and abortion and grinds up a baby human. Her body, her choice,,,,,,,,,,,right? Well if she chooses to not vaccinate...............................is it really her body or her choice?
    Oopsie. There we got again.

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    You guys don't stop fucking around I am going to post some pictures from Shankster's bachelor party, even @Dirty D got embarrassed and left early.
     

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