Steve1215 wrote:I thought Goldline was more 1967 than 1977
JHH60 wrote:Why were you taking the rope if you were going solo?
Ben B. wrote:JHH60 wrote:Why were you taking the rope if you were going solo?
I usually solo, and I almost always take rope.. there just isn't much worth climbing that can be easily/safely down-climbed.
Why were you taking the rope if you were going solo?
dadndave wrote:Oh and I still have, use and love my figure-eight descender
Steve1215 wrote:dadndave wrote:Oh and I still have, use and love my figure-eight descender
i got talked into buying my figure 8 in about 1995 I think. did such high-falutin, newfangled technology exist then? before that it was strictly carabiner brake rappels, for 2 decades or so...
do the young uns know how to rap with a carabiner brake?
nartreb wrote:On Boyblue's second photo (the one with the snowshoes) what are those two things just to viewer's right of the stove, resting on brown squares of ... is that suede? I'm talking about the metal objects that look like tiny skis with irregular prongs on top. My best guess it that they're screw-on crampons for the snowshoes, but why are they asymmetric?
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