by rebelgrizz » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:36 am
by rpc » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:27 pm
by rebelgrizz » Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:34 am
by Sarah Simon » Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:43 am
by Bob Sihler » Sun May 08, 2011 2:21 pm
by FlatheadNative » Mon May 09, 2011 2:31 am
by HolidayWild » Thu May 19, 2011 10:18 pm
by Sarah Simon » Thu May 19, 2011 10:35 pm
by GlacierCountry » Thu May 19, 2011 11:59 pm
by rebelgrizz » Fri May 20, 2011 1:27 am
This is bad. Very bad. What happened to imagination? Discovery? And now a dozen guidebooks to come?
Maybe we should just have E-climbs so that people can climb peaks from the saftey of their couches by following the red line?
This is another example of wild country being reduced to entertainment.
The red line theory, follow the line, is definitely my biggest gripe with this guide. Not only is this more likely to get people in over their heads, regardless of caveats in the book, but it changes the way a beginning climber will look at a mountain. It ruins the chance for a beginning climber to find his or her own way to the summit (and with all these mountains there are many different routes and variations)."
by EarMountain » Fri May 20, 2011 3:56 pm
HolidayWild wrote:...reading this book will forever alter your entire mountaineering career in Glacier.
To quote an email from a good buddy, "As for drawing a line up a mountain as if it were a trail to follow, I must say that this must alter, psychologically, how one approaches a mountain and moves up walking and climbing, steepness varying, constantly analyzing the terrain and planning a way up...
by FlatheadNative » Sat May 28, 2011 3:55 am
by trevbo » Sat May 28, 2011 7:59 pm
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