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To: navysealdad

As a former rock climber, I will make the most important observation:

There are no old free-climbers.


16 posted on 11/28/2012 7:08:21 PM PST by roamer_1 (Globalism is just socialism in a business suit.)
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To: roamer_1

Yeah, is this young man still alive?


20 posted on 11/28/2012 7:14:30 PM PST by Broker ( sojourner)
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To: roamer_1

Yup.

Back in the day I owned a climbing school/guide service and was spending around 150 days a year on the rock. I free climbed a bit, mostly 5.6-5.8 and all under 100 feet.

Looking back on that time makes me realize that although freeing a wall is the ultimate expression of the sport, only a precious few should attempt the things that Hollold does... and even then, for a very short window of time.


35 posted on 11/28/2012 8:02:53 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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