by Patrick B » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:22 pm
by moonspots » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:28 am
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?
by nartreb » Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:54 am
by norco17 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:36 pm
by JHH60 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:09 pm
by mconnell » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:24 am
norco17 wrote:Kiss your job good bye. Just like all the checkers did when the self checkout stands were introduced to the grocery store.
by norco17 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:05 pm
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.
by JHH60 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:29 pm
by Bob Sihler » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:44 pm
by otto6457 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:29 am
by Bob Sihler » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:18 pm
cyborg wrote:The Chief wrote:What is a gym?
Go back to guiding the Whitney trail granddad.
by JHH60 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:35 pm
MoapaPk wrote:"gym" is derived from the Greek γυμνός , which means "naked." A "gym climber" typically climbs naked.