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Larry\'s Favorite Climbing Position!
Yup, this is my favorite climbing position!

TR to follow. "You'all come back now, ya hear!?!"

Near Courthouse Butte, AZ : )

January 9, 2009

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yatsekProbably Best

yatsek

Voted 10/10

This is probably the best shot in its category, you just should change the "Image Type" - if there's no "butteing/butteering/buttering/butting", please click "climbing"
PS Also please attach it to Larry's Mountains of Smiles album.
Posted Jan 11, 2009 4:09 pm

lcarreauRe: Probably Best

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

But ... isn't Courthouse Butte a beaut???
No bull ... I will attach it to the al-BUM!!! Thank you for suggesting it. : )))

It's not really climbing. Doesn't climbing
involve a rope and a helmet???
Posted Jan 11, 2009 5:52 pm

yatsekRe: Probably Best

yatsek

Voted 10/10

Whether or not it's climbing is debatable. First and foremost, there's no clear division line between climbing and scrambling, and bu...ng has long been practised by a great many/many great mountain-goers. My instructor on the climbing course I once did didn't bother to use any rope or helmet; one day one licensed climber fell a good few metres near us – looked really bad, head against rock, may not have survived. The knot had come untied, and he wasn't wearing a helmet.

As to your first question, sure there's nothing but bu..., that is beauts in the pic:))). Anyway, have you just decided to start an al(l)-Bum album? Sounds like an interesting idea, no kidding!
Posted Jan 12, 2009 4:01 am

rayrayFunny, Larry....

rayray

Voted 10/10

that is probably the favorite climbing position of a lot of folks here on SP, including myself :) Keep up the great work!
Ray
Posted Jan 12, 2009 12:04 am

lcarreauRe: Funny, Larry....

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

Thanks, Ray! I was just "conserving energy"
for the long trip back to the automobile.

(Actually, the rock had some ice on it, and I was just trying to avoid falling on my head!) ... Thanks for the encouragement.
Posted Jan 12, 2009 9:09 am

DeanWorks for me

Dean

Voted 10/10

Now I have this friend who would scoff at this technical climbing technique but as I said in the title here, it "works for me". Way to go Larry, you are helping to keep others "technically" safe by demonstrating the "duffersitz" method.
Posted Jan 20, 2009 11:33 pm

lcarreauRe: Works for me

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

Thanks, Dean. I missed that one of Kadees'.

I would rather be "technically" safe than
"technically" sorry, but that's only my
personal opinion, and hopefully won't spark a
full-fledged debate here on SP.

Duffersitz? I really LOVE that word!
(Maybe there should be an ALBUM devoted to
"duffersitz" - just a thought...)
Posted Jan 21, 2009 12:49 pm

BigJordanahh...

BigJordan

Voted 10/10

I see. Great climbing manuver
Posted Jan 23, 2009 2:53 am

lcarreauRe: ahh...

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

I envision a world where each and every person has mastered the 'duffersitz' position.

"Yes We Can."
Posted Jan 23, 2009 9:34 am

lcarreauRe: ahh...

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

Thanks! My pants haven't seen one in awhile,
either! : ))))))))))))

Did ya notice how I'm "abutting" the rock?
Just one of the steps in the Duffersitz process. It's all mind over matter ...
Posted Feb 25, 2009 11:49 pm

lcarreauRe: I think...

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

Absolutely right, Mike !!!

Actually, we got a little snow falling in
Flagstaff, but for a "valley pounder" like
me, it helps to have an imagination!!!
Posted Mar 23, 2009 10:03 pm

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