Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

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Re: Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

by Day Hiker » Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:28 pm

MoapaPk wrote:
FortMental wrote:So I'm clicking on this other Mt. Whitney video and noticed something unusual at around 2:45
Is there really a handrail/cable on the trail to the summit?


There is a stretch of handrail on the way up the 99 switchbacks.


98, not 99.

The cable handrail is on the stretch between switchbacks 46 and 47.

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Re: Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

by MoapaPk » Tue Sep 28, 2010 4:52 pm

Day Hiker wrote:
MoapaPk wrote:There is a stretch of handrail on the way up the 99 switchbacks.


98, not 99.

There is a hidden switchback, available to cognoscenti, that allows one to get 10 feet higher at Trail Crest. It's scary, though, to be dangling in mid-air like Wile E Coyote.

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Re: Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

by Ejnar Fjerdingstad » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:04 pm

Day Hiker wrote:Nude would have been better. A lot better.

They look like they might be twins, by the way.


How long would a nude person live on top of Everest? (Even in good weather!)
Ejnar. :evil:
Spreading more unfounded hatred, as usual.

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Re: Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

by Day Hiker » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:26 pm

Ejnar Fjerdingstad wrote:
Day Hiker wrote:Nude would have been better. A lot better.

They look like they might be twins, by the way.


How long would a nude person live on top of Everest? (Even in good weather!)


I have been nude on the Whitney summit, in summer. It's pretty nice up there in July and August when there is no wind. Several times, I have done the entire hike up and back with nothing other than shoes, shorts, and sunglasses. It depends a lot on the wind.

Too cold at night for sure, though.

Everest, yeah right.

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Re: Yeah, let's see 'em do this on Everest––can't touch this

by Lolli » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:23 pm

I thought it was fun! They're happy about it! Let them be happy about it.

But jeezz, are you people obsessed upon looks, or what...
and then you find it unexplicable why young women develop anorexia
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Age is a matter of mind and if you don´t mind it does not matter!

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