by Simkin » Thu May 25, 2017 6:47 pm
by ExcitableBoy » Thu May 25, 2017 8:36 pm
by Woodie Hopper » Thu May 25, 2017 9:19 pm
by Simkin » Fri May 26, 2017 6:46 pm
ExcitableBoy wrote: we would drop our tools ... and rock climb in our gloves. This was typically on routes that were graded 5.7 or so in the summer.
by Dave B » Sat May 27, 2017 2:55 pm
by Simkin » Sat May 27, 2017 10:22 pm
Dave B wrote:Climbing technical rock in gloves is objectively harder. There is no debate about this. Try another experiment; tie your shoes with and without gloves. Which is easier?
Scrambling in gloves is probably no different than scrambling without them, however. Lots of people scramble with gloves, to keep their hands soft and to prevent upsetting their manicurist.
Dave B wrote:Here, watch Josh Warton put up and FA, in the butt-f***ing cold, bare-handed. He's not climbing bare-handed because it's more comfy.
by ExcitableBoy » Sun May 28, 2017 5:38 pm
Simkin wrote:So what do you think is the source of anti-glove bigotry?
https://www.reddit.com/r/adrenaline/com ... e_minaret/
by Simkin » Tue May 30, 2017 12:06 am
ExcitableBoy wrote:Probably the same as the anti gaiter crowd. 'It's not cool'.
by Simkin » Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:09 pm
by ExcitableBoy » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:11 pm
Simkin wrote:ExcitableBoy wrote:Probably the same as the anti gaiter crowd. 'It's not cool'.
Whats cool in hurting your fingers?
by rgg » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:17 pm
by Puma concolor » Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:26 pm
Simkin wrote:Free solo climbing of the North Palisade chimney (5.4) in gloves
by MoapaPk » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:50 pm
by Simkin » Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:31 pm
ExcitableBoy wrote:What's cool in allowing snow to fill your boots? Oh, yeah, your feet.
by Yank-Tank » Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:50 am
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