Patrick B wrote:So I ran into an issue with this today; I was working as a belayer at a local climbing gym and found out that the gym had recently purchased two auto-belays ... So what's your take?
norco17 wrote:Kiss your job good bye. Just like all the checkers did when the self checkout stands were introduced to the grocery store.
mconnell wrote:norco17 wrote:Kiss your job good bye. Just like all the checkers did when the self checkout stands were introduced to the grocery store.
Autobelays have been around a long time. At least 15 years ago that I first saw one. I've never seen one in a gym. Besides, the main job of employees at a gym is not to be belay slaves. Even if a gym used a lot of them, they still need people to make sure that customers are tied in correctly.
cyborg wrote:The Chief wrote:What is a gym?
Go back to guiding the Whitney trail granddad.
MoapaPk wrote:"gym" is derived from the Greek γυμνός , which means "naked." A "gym climber" typically climbs naked.
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