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Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« on: November 27, 2013, 12:16:52 PM »
http://www.climbrumney.com/upcoming-events/

Jay Knower of the Rumney Climbing Association passed me the following information:

Attention all Rumney climbers!
The Rumney Climbers Association (RCA) will be removing all the fixed draws from Waimea on December 7th. This will be a coordinated effort undertaken by locals concerned about the safety of the fixed draws on the cliff. It is by no means an ethical statement--it's mainly motivated by concerns for safety.

If you have fixed draws on Waimea, consider removing them prior to the removal day. The draws will be cataloged according to route and may be claimed by contacting the RCA.
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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2013, 12:26:45 PM »
Yeah, George. Go get your ratty old slings off Flying Fish so I don't have to.  :P
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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2013, 07:27:24 PM »
http://www.climbrumney.com/upcoming-events/

Jay Knower of the Rumney Climbing Association passed me the following information:

Attention all Rumney climbers!
The Rumney Climbers Association (RCA) will be removing all the fixed draws from Waimea on December 7th. This will be a coordinated effort undertaken by locals concerned about the safety of the fixed draws on the cliff. It is by no means an ethical statement--it's mainly motivated by concerns for safety.

If you have fixed draws on Waimea, consider removing them prior to the removal day. The draws will be cataloged according to route and may be claimed by contacting the RCA.

Glad to see it being done. Some of the stuff up there scares the hell out of me.

Mark, Sent you a PM.

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2013, 01:30:09 PM »
Two days till Yank The Mank!

Nobody has been in touch to claim draws yet. If you have gear up there and can't remove it before Saturday, email yankthemank@climbrumney.com to arrange for your gear's safe return.

Experienced route developers and experienced aid climbers are welcome to help. PM or email yankthemank@climbrumney.com for details.
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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2013, 08:39:03 AM »
Yank the Mank was a great success! The entire cliff was cleaned of fixed draws. Thanks to all who participated!

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2013, 08:41:15 AM »
Wow.  Congrats and thanks!

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2013, 08:49:57 AM »
BBBRRRRRRRRR  can't ever get it wrapped arround my brain how you spurt weinies can rock climb in the winter instead of ice climbing like normal folk 8)

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2013, 09:19:06 AM »
BBBRRRRRRRRR  can't ever get it wrapped arround my brain how you spurt weinies can rock climb in the winter instead of ice climbing like normal folk 8)

Nicky,

It's because spout climbers have an honestly of familiarity heuristic view of the cold…

If you view things as consequentially rather than dendritically you can prevent actually educating someone how to stay warm.

You must understand to learn that warm skills are different than ice climbing skills, you must be careful not to confuse virtue of dentristy with congregations proper….

The really most important tricks are: low fat turkey sammichs and huddling around a fire…..

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2013, 09:22:43 AM »
LOL... thanks to all who participated. This was some really needed work. Good job to all.
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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2013, 10:22:10 AM »
It's because spout climbers have an honestly of familiarity heuristic view of the cold…

If you view things as consequentially rather than dendritically you can prevent actually educating someone how to stay warm.

You must understand to learn that warm skills are different than ice climbing skills, you must be careful not to confuse virtue of dentristy with congregations proper….

Hahhahaah. Touche, Ed. :-) 


It was great seeing everyone out there. Lots of talented and dedicated volunteers showed up. And we have this gem of a photo.

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2013, 10:43:50 AM »
Did  my ancient Clog Jumar work ok? that thing gives me the willlies :o

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2013, 11:15:48 AM »
Waimea, with zero project quickdraws hanging on it. Special thanks to everyone who donated a full day of work yesterday:

Ladd Raine, Jay Knower, Kayte Knower (organizer), Chris Smith, Ted Hammond, Mark Sprague, Shana Jackson, Michael Manganiello, James Otey, Ed Esmond, Erik Thatcher, Pat McElarney.

Apologies for any names I forgot. Remind me and I'll edit the list!

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2013, 09:04:59 PM »
What kind of shenanigan was that?  Champ is going to be all over it.  Just wait.
Who's the lightweight being levitated?  That would be me if I had shown up! :)
But, honestly, great job guys and THANK YOU!

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Re: Yank the Mank: Waimea 2013
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2013, 09:19:59 PM »
What kind of shenanigan was that?  Champ is going to be all over it.  Just wait.
Who's the lightweight being levitated?  That would be me if I had shown up! :)
But, honestly, great job guys and THANK YOU!

LOL, that is Smitty and Ed on the same rope...
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