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#45360 - 06/07/09 11:30 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
Lucander Offline
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Stories like this deserve to be published - much more entertaining than some Philosophy professor working limestone 5.14 sport routes!

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#45365 - 06/08/09 04:21 AM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
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Nice story! Sounds like me on any number of routes...

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#45369 - 06/08/09 01:41 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: tokyo bill]
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Props to Gran or Turner or whoever first took a look at that traverse thought it would end any way but badly!


Edited by SethG (06/08/09 01:41 PM)
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#45371 - 06/08/09 01:47 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
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Bravo!

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#45373 - 06/08/09 02:17 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
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Uh... did you pull yourself UP onto the traverse ledge and jam yourself into that corner, rather than go out onto the face?
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#45377 - 06/08/09 03:07 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
Julie Offline
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Seth, that was great. Thanks for taking the time to write it.

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#45383 - 06/08/09 03:58 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: quanto_the_mad]
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Originally Posted By: quanto_the_mad
Uh... did you pull yourself UP onto the traverse ledge and jam yourself into that corner, rather than go out onto the face?


Why, is this not correct? I'm shocked! There was plenty of chalk in the places where I put my hands, but upon reflection, I suspected staying lower might have worked better...
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#45398 - 06/08/09 06:10 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: SethG]
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WARNING! SERIOUS BETA HINTS IN THE PHOTO!!!
Don't click through if you don't want to know!!!!


Found this via google:
http://www.jeffdeutsch.com/albums/20061103/26_s.jpg

There are some other photos on his site.
[Didn't embed the photo here out of respect for his bandwidth.] [color:#CC0000][/color]


Edited by MarcC (06/09/09 01:37 AM)
Edit Reason: based on a suggestion to warn of the beta/spoiler info in the photo
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#45403 - 06/08/09 07:14 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: MarcC]
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Quote:
[Didn't embed the photo here out of respect for his bandwidth.]


Good call... all these gunks.com users are sure to bring down a bandwidth crunch!
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#45413 - 06/08/09 08:13 PM Re: DAMN those pins on Thin Slabs Direct are OLD! [Re: Dillbag]
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What's bandwidth??

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