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Postby Bill Kerr » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:59 pm

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Top of Athabaska in 1989. Pretty scary clothes back then (•:


Good pictures - That pink/red/purple? suit stands out!

There must be more gems like this out there. Everybody just needs to dig a little deeper in their archives and share the fun and embarassment.

Fortmental - anybody who has climbed on Robson glacier in painter pants and an external frame pack must have some more. Gangolf even put up a picture of himself in white shorts and high socks. What else is out there?
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Postby Bill Kerr » Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:21 pm

Good pics Dingus - like the guy in the yellow hard hat and cowboy boots and the guy in the red and blue checked pj's.
I will not comment on the last one except tha Fires really were game changers.
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Postby ClimbandBike » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:08 pm

Weighted diaper laps on the ladder circa '83.

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Postby Dow Williams » Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:30 pm

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You boys look like hobos ready to catch the next train....good stuff....keep it a coming...
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Postby mconnell » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:14 pm

Dingus Milktoast wrote:Bill, we actually skipped high school school to go climbing, many times. Too many times actually! That was one of those days....


Sounds a bit familiar. We would head to Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and climb with steel shanked mountaineering boots. The only thing we used a rope for was to haul the beer to the top.
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Postby Sarah Simon » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:21 pm

Oh, dear...you were MulletBaby! :P

ClimbandBike wrote:Weighted diaper laps on the ladder circa '83.

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Postby Sarah Simon » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:23 pm

FortMental wrote:And this one is for Sarah, because I know that she has a soft spot for backcountry underwear models with "molester mustaches":

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OK Sarah. Your turn......show us what you got!


That is just wrong...I think it broke my monitor. :wink:
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Postby Sarah Simon » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:26 pm

PS: Reminder to all those clown-pants and molester mustache wearing baby mullets, please get your fashion-challenged photos posetd to the Back in the Day album:

http://www.summitpost.org/album/594727/ ... e-Day.html

NOTE: We are nearing our quota on early 80s short-shorts photos, fellas. :roll: NO MAS!
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Postby Mihai Tanase » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:32 pm

sarah.simon wrote:We are nearing our quota

And the quota is :lol:
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Postby ksolem » Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:57 pm

A mid 80's ascent of Sexy Sadie, in Joshua Tree. That climb is committing and scary.

Note the green rubber 5.10 prototype shoes and Grammicci pants adorned with the Stonemaster trademark lightning bolts. Check the prototype "air voyager" load limiter on the 1/4" x 1" bolt.

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