but before he left, he found a climb at the trapps where he got to use all 3.
File under "when you need 'em, you need 'em." Personally I have little interest in the suffering required when such things are really (emphasis) necessary. Few do, though I do note that the $169 Sportiva TC has a hightop to reduce ankle damage in those wide cracks, something you don't see so much of these days. yeah, $169.. could be a game changer. Total comfort in those strenuous moments.