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Why is crack climbing more fun than face climbing ?

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Postby pvalchev » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:51 am

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Postby norco17 » Fri Jan 22, 2010 4:33 am

pvalchev wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTm9Okb85fA


I wish I could find some decent buildering in my area.
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Postby rhyang » Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:38 pm

Cool :)
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Postby kiwiw » Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:15 am

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amazing handcrack and crazy huge chickenheads!!!
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Postby rpc » Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:49 am

nice squishy - is that superslide in the valley? and damn, truchas, I had no idea Texas had gems like that! Great thread, great thread!

couple more:
ride the lightning, tieton, wa
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poison ivy crack, leavenworth, wa (photo by Martin Cash):
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trezlar, smith, or
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pack animal direct, smith, or
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reeds direct, yos. valley
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Postby Charles » Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:22 pm

Anybody mentioned Freud yet?
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Postby rhyang » Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:56 pm

Super Slide (5.9)

p3 I think (5.7)
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p4 (5.8 )
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Bishop's Terrace (5.8 )

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Elephant Walk (5.7)

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Harry Daley (5.8 )

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Chouinard Crack (p2, 5.7)

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Postby rhyang » Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:41 pm

South Crack (5.8R)

p1, 5.9 variation
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p2, 5.8
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p3, 5.7R slab fun !
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Bull Dozier (5.7)

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Guide Cracks (5.5 to 5.8 )

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Alimony Cracks (5.8 )

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The Grack - Center (5.6)

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Postby Sierra Ledge Rat » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:07 pm

charles wrote:Anybody mentioned Freud yet?


This has nothing to do with butt cracks! Get your mind out of the gutter!

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Postby Gak Icenberg » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:29 pm

Ya, and get your hands out of that crack and go wash them! ~ RIGHT NOW!.....GO! :x............................................................. :shock:
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Postby rhyang » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:47 pm

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Postby Dave Daly » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:17 pm

BTW, who's leading most of the 5.8 runout pitches on those Tuolumne routes??
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Postby nattfodd » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:42 pm

Coming in Indian Creek with no crack technique whatsoever was kind of a shock, but I ended up really loving it...

Here's Andy Turner on Incredible Handcrack:

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