MooseTracks wrote:"Mountaineering means just glad to be here." -Doug Robinson
...If so, DR has come a long way from being The Prophet of Purity
I think it's true
WML wrote:Is it climbing or is it walking? The ego calls it whatever it needs to hear...
asmrz wrote:I guess I must be one of those arrogant climbing snobs. I would have to say I'm rather proud of our tiny, but extremely important climbing (not hiking) segment of the Summitpost. We kind of like to call things the way they really are, not what others would like them to be (in their dreams)...I mean no offense to the OP.
RickF wrote:On SummitPost when someone uses the term climbing it may connote any means of gainning altitude toward a summit. Only the 5.10+ arrogant, technical climbing snobs take issue with this. Obviously the OP used Morrison and skiable slopes as examples not Temple Crag, Whitney's east face or fifth class climbs. Reaching all summits involves climbing whether it be by walking or using all available technical movements or hardware.
Anyone here "really" climbed Half Dome with over 250 lbs of stuff in two or three Haul Bags? I know Alois has on many occasions. If so, you know what I mean.
a : to go upward with gradual or continuous progress : rise, ascend <watching the smoke climb>
b : to increase gradually <prices are continuing to climb>
c : to slope upward <a climbing path>
a : to go upward or raise oneself especially by grasping or clutching with the hands <climbed aboard the train>
b of a plant : to ascend in growth (as by twining)
: to go about or down usually by grasping or holding with the hands <climb down the ladder>
: to get into or out of clothing usually with some haste or effort <the firefighters climbed into their clothes>
: to go upward on or along, to the top of, or over <climb a hill>
: to draw or pull oneself up, over, or to the top of by using hands and feet <children climbing the tree>
: to grow up or over <ivy climbing the wall>
— climb·able adjective
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Examples of CLIMB
He dreams of climbing Kilimanjaro.
It took them six days to climb the mountain.
She has climbed seriously for several years now.
The actors were climbing down from the stage.
He climbed over the fence.
The passengers of the sailboat climbed aboard.
The pilot climbed into the cockpit.
I think she climbed in through the window.
He climbed out of the car with a box in his hands.
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