Dow Williams wrote: My partner's guy had on $1300 dead bird, head to toe and an expensive bag. Supposedly quite experienced, in fact bagged more 11er's than either my partner or I. My guy hung. Dead bird guy cost us a bivy at 11K during unsettled weather. Had to be pitched out at every corner. Who knows what his shit weighed. As I brought everyone to the summit on a belay during the last bit of light we had....I was a cursing. Anyone who knows me knew way before this experience, I damn near make it a policy to avoid anyone wearing deadbird (unless the almighty dollar is involved of course). It just means trouble. I knew that and still got caught in the shit with a deadbirder.
i swear it wasn't me !!!!
i only wear my dead birdies to pick up ski bunnies these days ... really
courses ... bahhh ... can't let everyone see im a yuppie if i wear mec clothes after taking the courses
must ... flash ... label ...