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by woodsxc » Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:13 am

FortMental wrote:...wait. Is that tag still on your MSR tent? What....you think we wouldn't notice something like that? Jeez.....


Not my tent. Mine is the Sierra Designs.

EDIT: The MSR is my dad's. Not all of the stuff is mine (just 2 sleeping bags, 3 backpacks, all the climbing gear).

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by Sierra Ledge Rat » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:38 am

A good friend of mine lived alone in a 5-bedroom house. He had an ice-climbing room, a rock-climbing room, a backpacking room, a caving room and a skiing room.

Okay, here's my base camp. It's in the basement, everything is on rolling carts for ease of movement and cleaning. There's a lot of cross-over. A lot of climbing hardware is stored with the caving gear. A lot of my climbing clothes are stored with the skiing gear. Behind all of the carts are a bunch of messy shelves stacked with sleeping pads, sleeping bags, etc. The rolling carts really hide the mess. I found that dehumidifier in the basement really keeps everything dry and free of mildew.. I have two more rolling carts in the garage, when I come back from trips I just hang everything to dry in the garage. When the season for that sport is over, everything gets moved to the basement.

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by WouterB » Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:48 am

Autoxfil wrote:Also funny - people who cough up the money on good gear and then leave it at home because it's too nice/pretty/expensive to actually use.

Kind of have that problem. Some of my nicer, more expensive gear only gets out when I really need it. Some stuff I refuse to use in summer months, as snow is much easier on the materials than rock. I don't ever take my best backpack of when I can't put it down on snow. I know :oops:

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by DudeThatMustHurt » Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:45 pm

I'm suprised Scott hasent posted yet. He has gear for every temp on the planet haha

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by climberslacker » Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:40 pm

Most of my climbing stuff is in the room downstairs, and my backpacking stuff I keep in my room so it doesn't get lost/ trampled on. The first pic os of my stuff, then the rest is of out gear closet downstairs.

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Now the familys stuff/ climbing stuff

Packs/ harnesses (crashpads are right below these):

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Our shelves with all of the little junk:

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Rack/ roe/ sling goodness:

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by Rocker Paully » Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:47 pm

I use my gear too much to waste my time trying to store it :)

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by Sierra Ledge Rat » Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:10 pm

FortMental wrote:What I like about these photos is seeing just how much useless crap climbers hold on to....like that orange Joe Brown. I've got a blue Joe Brown I bought new in 1979. I had to put stickers all over it 10 years later because I was too embarrassed by there being no scratches or dings on it. Have you no similar shame?


That Joe Brown is brand new, I converted my old Joe Brown to caving duty (see the old scratched up helmet with the headlamp?). I bought a new Joe Brown helmet for climbing. It's the only helmet that doesn't give me headaches. It has scratches on it, you just don't see them because I've only been climbing with it three times.

And it's not a Joe Brown, they went out of business a long time ago. It's a different company, similar helmet. It's got the modern buckle quick-release chin strap instead of the old dangerous slider chin strap.
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by KathyW » Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:16 pm

Aren't those plastic tubs great - I saw an advertisement for a shelving unit built specifically for storing plastic tubs in the Sky Mall magazine and I got really excited until I looked at the price tag.

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by vidclimber » Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:43 am

This was the best Christmas ever. My wife did this Christmas eve.
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by Dave Dinnell » Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:04 am

I'm passing that photo along to my wife. 8)

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by Sierra Ledge Rat » Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:07 am

If you ever decide to dump her, give her my phone number. :wink:

vidclimber wrote:This was the best Christmas ever. My wife did this Christmas eve.
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by dskoon » Tue Nov 24, 2009 7:03 am

vidclimber wrote:This was the best Christmas ever. My wife did this Christmas eve.
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Jeez, guess you were a good boy that year, eh?

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by WouterB » Tue Nov 24, 2009 8:47 am

vidclimber wrote:This was the best Christmas ever. My wife did this Christmas eve.
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I got socks :shock:

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