I-75 a Typical Mtn Road

U.C. mountaineering club climber is southbound in the Tyrolean between the fins. The cars beyond are also southbound but to Knoxville via I-75 Thanksgiving 1983.

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Dean

Dean - Jan 31, 2004 12:18 am - Voted 10/10

Cool shot

It looks strange to see a guy climbing with a car / road in the background but it makes it a neat shot.

desainme

desainme - Feb 1, 2004 7:44 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Cool shot

An amusing way to pass Thanksgiving! My family thought I was a turkey.

skunk ape

skunk ape - May 22, 2007 2:13 pm - Voted 10/10

The 80s.

If I could only go back. climbing seemed so unencumbered. (Ok, I'd still want all of our modern gear).

rpc

rpc - May 22, 2007 2:19 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: The 80s.

"climbing seemed so unencumbered"

was it the spandex? ;)

Cool shot.

skunk ape

skunk ape - May 22, 2007 2:29 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: The 80s.

Don't forget,, big hair cancelled out all mysterious powers of Spandex, although valley girls in spandex were always suckered in by my Rubik's Cube skills. today's woman is much smarter. Thats the unencumbered I'm talking about.

rpc

rpc - May 22, 2007 4:04 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: The 80s.

all this talk of the 80's -- inspires me to out and get me a mullet hair cut!! :)

desainme

desainme - May 22, 2007 10:08 pm - Hasn't voted

George Kennedy

authored this term in the 1967 "Cool Hand Luke"
Dragline(Kennedy) to Luke(Newman)
Dragline: You're an original, that's what you are. Them mullet-heads didn't even know you was foolin'.

rwh111290 - Jan 31, 2008 2:54 pm - Hasn't voted

awesome

did this work? i really wanna do it next time i go! is this from the ledge on russian one step to the top of moon rock?

desainme

desainme - Jan 31, 2008 4:50 pm - Hasn't voted

I think

Anyway I'm on the south fin looking north ( the northbound lane is closer to us) and the Tyrolean guy is southbound from the north fin and he is being belayed from the south fin.

rwh111290 - Mar 31, 2008 1:01 pm - Hasn't voted

how?

umm how far accross is this? i forget.. o and how did you rig this?

desainme

desainme - Apr 1, 2008 11:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: how?

My guess it is about 35 feet. We just climbed both fins and pulled the lines across!

rwh111290 - Apr 15, 2008 6:12 pm - Hasn't voted

sweet..

ok sweet bc we are going to slackline this! it might get tricky geting safety lines but we will work it out! we will put pics on here as soon as we do it!

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