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#47834 - 09/08/09 10:39 PM Avoid Shockley's
cfrac Offline
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Registered: 04/26/08
Posts: 462
I saw this note posted at the kiosk today...
"Avoid Shockley's Ceiling until there is a heavy rain. We had food poisoning, Sorry!"

Maybe they thought they were on Shit Creek?

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#47842 - 09/09/09 03:37 AM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: cfrac]
empicard Offline
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Registered: 08/29/01
Posts: 2957
Loc: LI, NY
that is 100% fucked up. the ground is NOT that far away. crapping on some pile of choss on the GT ledge is one thing, but destination quality mega classic? thats just fuct.
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#47843 - 09/09/09 04:53 AM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: empicard]
MarcC Offline
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Registered: 07/10/00
Posts: 3532
Maybe they just vomited?
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#47845 - 09/09/09 10:32 AM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: MarcC]
chip Offline
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Registered: 10/06/01
Posts: 2677
Loc: Sittin' Pretty in Fat City
Have you had food poisoning, Evan? Pretty impossible to control the effect, and it can hit you like a ton of bricks. I thought it was nice of them to warn us. What they don't realize is how many critters they helped fatten for the winter!

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#47849 - 09/09/09 03:25 PM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: chip]
Mike Rawdon Offline

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Registered: 11/29/99
Posts: 4276
Loc: Poughkeepsie
Evan should know a thing or two about sudden vomiting. (coughyourjeepcough)

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#47856 - 09/10/09 01:39 AM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: Mike Rawdon]
Jannette Offline

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Registered: 10/03/00
Posts: 2225
Loc: Gardiner, NY
Here's a picture of the note, a friend of mine took it while we were climbing that day...

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=8777132&l=d4b63b078c&id=876550592

Jannette

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#47857 - 09/10/09 01:50 AM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: Jannette]
Aya Offline
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Registered: 11/18/04
Posts: 754
Loc: Climbing somewhere
But has anyone gone up to verify??
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#47861 - 09/10/09 02:14 PM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: Mike Rawdon]
strat Offline
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Registered: 04/30/01
Posts: 4242
Mike- not just Evan's Jeep. Didn't you wonder what he was doing outside the kitchen door of the Navajo Lodge back in February?

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#47862 - 09/10/09 02:21 PM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: Aya]
oenophore Online   confused
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Registered: 09/24/01
Posts: 5978
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Originally Posted By: Aya
But has anyone gone up to verify??
Trust but verify? Well, not always.
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#47863 - 09/10/09 06:09 PM Re: Avoid Shockley's [Re: cfrac]
timh Offline
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Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 194
Loc: Delaware
Hmmm. Maybe they're on to something. Put up a note indicating some sort of unpleasantness on the climb of your choice. The nastier the better. "Sorry for for the explosive diarhhea and projectile vomiting on High E. We had food poisoning".

Then, voila, enjoy your selected climb without being bothered by the crowds.
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