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#7288 - 05/08/03 07:56 PM Re: A few not from Peters Kill [Re: nerdom]
irisharehere Offline
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Agreed - this isn't something you want to peel off of - your landing zone has got a big fat flake sticking up.

Tried this numerous times last summer, but my fingers just kept slipping out of the polished crack. If it wasn't for the landing, I would have just tried to heave myself up, and risk a fall of a few feet.
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#7289 - 05/09/03 01:28 AM Re: Gunks Photos [Re: CrackBoy]
Mike Rawdon Offline

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Registered: 11/29/99
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Here's CrackBoy sinking his teeth into the onsight of MF.


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#7290 - 05/09/03 01:38 AM Re: Gunks Photos [Re: LesterLeBlanc]
Daniel Offline
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The standard, but still nice, shot on p3 of CCK. Thanks to Phil (no, not THAT Phil, a different one) for the photo.


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#7291 - 05/09/03 03:05 PM Re: Gunks Photos [Re: Mike Rawdon]
cubist Offline
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Registered: 02/26/03
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funny, i don't remember there being much in the way of wide crack on MF. what's with the big ol' cams & hexes?

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#7292 - 05/09/03 03:19 PM Re: Gunks Photos [Re: cubist]
CrackBoy Offline
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umm. training purposes
thought i would make myself heavier so i could be more badass?


its really just two hexes. like the 6 and 7 hexentric i think, not exactly the heaviest gear to bring up.

and since i was going for the onsight i didnt know what i would need and i am usually too lazy to actually pare down my rack for each climb i lead especially i had paid good money for that piece


Edited by CrackBoy (05/09/03 07:58 PM)
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#7293 - 05/09/03 06:19 PM Re: A few not from Peters Kill [Re: nerdom]
CaptainNoPro Offline
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Registered: 10/24/00
Posts: 228
Loc: Northern VT
Whatever,
I don't care if it was PG/G/R or X anyway. I had a great time on the route. It wasn't hard; I wasn't scared so who cares?

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#7294 - 05/12/03 02:57 PM Re: A few not from Peters Kill [Re: CaptainNoPro]
browndog2 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/01
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Get it straight.
G means you can swing your rack over your head and a piece will set itself in a horizontal.
PG means a competent, properly equiped leader should find opportunities to protect moves within 2 grades of the crux, with distances between these opportunities that injury will most likely not occur in the event of a fall. Assuming Eddie isn't belaying you.
Or you're not on Honky Tonk Woman, PG my ass.
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#7295 - 05/21/03 01:53 PM Classic is G [Re: nerdom]
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I take back everything I said. Classic is most definitely rated G.


Edited by nerdom (05/22/03 01:49 PM)
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#7296 - 05/21/03 11:47 PM Re: Classis is G [Re: nerdom]
chip Offline
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Classic is G. Agreed. Like most other Off-the-ground crux moves in the gunks, it is graded lower than it would be somewhere mid-pitch or higher, ie. Hyjeks Horror and many others. My call would be more like 5.8, but real fun and essentially one move. Send.

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#7297 - 06/09/03 05:20 PM Back on topic [Re: chip]
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Rainy day activity.....hike to Millbrook and back before 9am, then meet Fred and Bob and hike to Table Rock and Bonticou, if you can keep up with those two!


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