Do You Climb Naked?

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Do You Climb Naked?

by Mark Doiron » Sun Sep 06, 2009 12:42 pm

Not a serious question, of course (if you do, please keep it to yourself!). But, there's at least one sculptor who thought some rock climbers do. I guess it's artistic license ...

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by atavist » Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:28 pm

Never.

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by MoapaPk » Sun Sep 06, 2009 3:11 pm

I do know a guy who always tries to "peak bag" naked.
http://www.peakbagger.com/climber/Climber.aspx?cid=662

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by MarthaP » Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:23 pm

I am a member of Mike Reardon's Mojo Club. 8)

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by MoapaPk » Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:47 pm

Catamount wrote:
MoapaPk wrote:I do know a guy who always tries to "peak bag" naked.
http://www.peakbagger.com/climber/Climber.aspx?cid=662


Hmmm. I didn't see anything about naked peakbagging. Only that his ex-wife is a smokin' hot stripper who is half his age. :lol:

Anyway, enough people climb/hike naked that there is really nothing shocking about it. Didn't really think that sculpture was anything too impressive. Probably just the fact that it's in the middle of town that makes it "newsworthy."


He used to have more about it; could be that the new wife gives him new motivation to protect the jewels. There is typically a note on the rupees he leaves in registers:
http://hwstock.org/gb8/html/IMG_6080-nepal-rupee.htm

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by MoapaPk » Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:09 pm

Colin Fletcher used to advocate hiking naked. I wanted to invite him to the Adirondacks during black fly season.

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by Andinistaloco » Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:45 pm

I don't usually climb naked but getting naked on the summit is always an option.

As long as too many people aren't around, that is.

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by Arthur Digbee » Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:52 pm

Does anybody have the sunburn to prove it?

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by armorfoot » Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:24 pm

Sometimes I'll sit around camp in just my boxers...

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by MarthaP » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:40 pm

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by MoapaPk » Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:31 pm

Dingus Milktoast wrote:I think I traumatized a Pinyon Jay.


Nuts form a large part of a pinyon jay's diet.

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by Rob A » Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:55 pm

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Dick Williams makes the first nude ascent of Shockley's Ceiling, in 1964.
His buddies took off with his clothes so his descent was also a first.

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by silversummit » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:25 pm

Rob A wrote:Image

Dick Williams makes the first nude ascent of Shockley's Ceiling, in 1964.
His buddies took off with his clothes so his descent was also a first.


A little warning next time please...(while cleaning tuna sandwich off my laptop screen :lol: )

That's one of the funniest climbing items I've read in along time!

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