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Scramble Action 2010

Scramble Action 2010

Scramble Action 2010

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Object Title: Scramble Action 2010


Page By: gimpilator

Created/Edited: Nov 1, 2010 / Oct 26, 2012

Object ID: 675937

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Not quite rock climbing, but not really hiking either. Add your 2010 hands-on scrambling shots here. Please attach only those of people engaged in YDS Class 3 and 4.

Exposure On Mount Stone
Gnarly Scramble
Class 4 Ridge, Capitol Peak
Exposed Slab
Volcano Peak
Summit Ridge
Gimpilator Makes A Move...
Gully Scramble
Cakes in Action
Gimpilator Down Climbing
Before the exposed traverse

Other Scramble Albums
Scramble Action 2012
Scramble Action 2011



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PAROFESI don't know about other SP'ers


Voted 10/10

But i like the idea very much!
I think it is great to separate the albuns by years because otherwise one album can get too big, and pictures can get lost in time...
I did myself another album 15 minutes ago thinking probably the same thing you while doing he album.
Great job buddy!
I'd vote 11% but it only goes up to 10% ahahahhahaha
Posted Nov 1, 2010 8:52 am

gimpilatorRe: I don't know about other SP'ers


Hasn't voted

Thanks Paulo! There were some real awesome shots I was tempted to include from earlier years but you're right, it needs to be limited in some way.
Posted Nov 3, 2010 3:40 pm

yatsekGood idea


Voted 10/10

But watching from where I live, half of your US scrambling seems like crumbling actually. :-) I wonder if you could have a look at the last six posts here on page 26 and give your opinion, especially on the YDS Class 4 against 5.x problem.
Posted Nov 1, 2010 12:47 pm

gimpilatorRe: Good idea


Hasn't voted

I wondered if such a discussion would be brought up. It's certainly an interesting question. Often Class 4 seems indistinguishable from low fifth class.

Here's my opinion on the matter. The YDS and UIAA rating scales may give a good definition of what is what but when it comes to the actual hands-on experience it seems that ratings are largely a matter of personal opinion. When I get a rating for a climb I'm planning, I take into consideration who gave the rating and what is their experience level.

There are other factors to be considered like the presence of loose rock or a dusting of snow. Overall, I've pretty much withdrawn from the scrambling argument. I've also learned to take numerical ratings from climbers like Fred Beckey and add one.
Posted Nov 3, 2010 3:51 pm

lisaeGreat pictures


Voted 10/10

but I keep on thinking, boy I'd like a rope there. :-)
Posted Nov 2, 2010 3:01 pm

gimpilatorRe: Great pictures


Hasn't voted

Funny, but I know what you mean. :-)
Posted Nov 3, 2010 3:51 pm

MarkDidierNice Concept Album


Voted 10/10

I stumbled across this when I went looking to update my profile pic...and saw that it was in this album. Made me feel pretty good finding a few of my pics included, considering some of the incredible scrambling photos in here!

Nice job and thanks for posting.
Posted Dec 27, 2010 6:38 pm

gimpilatorRe: Nice Concept Album


Hasn't voted

I think sometimes un-roped scramble photos are some of the most exciting shots here on Summit Post. You have certainly contributed some good ones yourself. So thank you too.

Posted Jan 27, 2011 5:32 pm

gimpilatorRe: Nice Album...


Hasn't voted

You know, it funny yo ask that because I was just thinking about it. It's done now, here it is.
Posted Feb 1, 2012 10:24 pm

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