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Re: Crack too wide for gear

Postby Dow Williams » Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:10 pm

You are so full of it, but for what it is worth, you do entertain me mate.
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Re: Crack too wide for gear

Postby Dow Williams » Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:47 pm

you are just so hard core dude....not sure you need a partner for the nose....(which was going to be a bit hard to come by, so it all works out in the end)
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Re: Crack too wide for gear

Postby Andrew Rankine » Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:43 pm

MoapaPk wrote:40cm? Is it consistent in width? I'm not a climber, but I've seen other non-climbers chimney up 16" cracks with parallel walls, no gear. Tough if you hit a constriction, or have a wide chest.

The only pic I could find right away (tougher when it is dead vertical):
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Where is this? I was in the McDowells in Phoenix, AZ awhile back and this looks pretty similar.
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Re: Crack too wide for gear

Postby MoapaPk » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:33 pm

rankinesoccer wrote:Where is this? I was in the McDowells in Phoenix, AZ awhile back and this looks pretty similar.


Just a random granite pinnacle on the way to Gold Cross Peak, NV. Unfortunately, the highpoint of the peak is just a rounded lump.
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