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Hoping for some advice for picking a mountaineer school

General



Hoping for some advice for picking a mountaineer school

Hi ladies and guys, I recently got out of the military and want to do a career with something involving the mountains,(rock climbing,skiing or mountaineering) I did some research on different schools. One of them i found was called the Mountain ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:54 pm
 

Mountain sports / mountaineering

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Mountain sports / mountaineering

Hello,
I'm currently writing a PhD proposal at the University of Leuven (Belgium) about mountaineering and hiking. I have, however, a linguistic issue I cannot resolve immediately, and I'm hoping someone around here can help me with this.
I want to know what the generic term ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:30 pm
 

Was Rope Swinging Banned for All Arches or Just these 2?

Utah



Was Rope Swinging Banned for All Arches or Just these 2?

So a lot of the news articles just generalize and say they banned rope swinging all out, but then this news articles says its ONLY at 2 arches; Corona and Gemini: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/01/06/fe ... me-iconic/ ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:43 am
 

Can This Belay Device be used for Self Descending?

Gear



Can This Belay Device be used for Self Descending?

Was looking at options for self descending, without paying for the $250 Petzl D200L0 type of ones. So can something cheaper like this: http://www.backcountry.com/mammut-smart-alpine-belay-deviece-8.9mm-10.5mm?CMP_SKU=MAM0491&MER=0406&skid=MAM0491-BLA-ONESIZ&CMP_ID=PLA_GOc001&mv_pc=r101&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=PLA&mr:trackingCode=9C42F9AC-0F6C-E011-9898-0019B9C043EB&mr:referralID=NA&mr:device=c&mr:adType=plaonline&mr:ad=56125866277&mr:keyword=&mr:match=&mr:filter=100043054197&mkwid=sR3IY1GqP_dc|pcrid|56125866277

........ be used self descending, or is it only for a person belaying someone from down on ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 6:30 am
 

Prepping for winter ascent of Mt Washington: warm enough?

Eastern US (New England, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast)



Prepping for winter ascent of Mt Washington: warm enough?

Heading to Mt. Washington next week for a one-day ascent via Lions Head winter trail.

I've got a bit of experience, but they were summer alpine climbs in the Cascades (Adams and Shuksan) and Spring out east (Katahdin and Washington). This ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:55 am
 

Looking for Utah Rock Climbers? This Spring?

US - Utah



Looking for Utah Rock Climbers? This Spring?

Hello;

I am based in the Bay Area, male, in my 20's I have been planning a trip to Utah this spring for about a week, to stop at Zion National Park and Canyon Lands, to explore various slot canyons, and do some ...

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:51 pm
 

Climbing/Exploring Trip in Utah -Looking for Others

US - California

Climbing/Exploring Trip in Utah -Looking for Others

Hello;

I am based in the Bay Area. I have been planning a trip to Utah to stop at Zion National Park and Canyon Lands, to explore various slot canyons, and do some climbing, including visiting the different arches. I will be doing ...

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:45 pm
 

Iphone 5 Battery life above 12000 ft

Colorado



Iphone 5 Battery life above 12000 ft

Hello, I have a question about my phones battery life at higher elevations. Last July I spent time out in the CO front range, my phone was working fine for listening to music and taking pictures. on several occasions when hiking above 12000 ...

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:07 pm
 

Ice screw evaliuations--UK Climbing

Gear

Ice screw evaliuations--UK Climbing

May be worth a look, with some acute descriptions and observations:
http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.p ... newsletter

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:59 pm
 

King's Peak in true Winter

Utah



King's Peak in true Winter

Has anyone reached the summit of King's Peak in the December-February months? I have gone up in March several times but conventional wisdom has always been to go up in spring instead of Winter. What are the drawbacks from going in January? The cold?

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 4:55 pm
 
 

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