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Offline pappy

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That's chilly
« on: January 30, 2014, 05:07:28 PM »
...but I guess a dunk in ice water is not so bad, all things considered

http://www.rockandice.com/video-gallery/free-solo-ice-climbing-fall

and what's up with people planting tools a few inches apart? That would freak me out roped.
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Offline tradmanclimbz

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2014, 06:24:47 PM »
Didn't I say something about Go pros and ice climbing + accident!  He definatly placed his tools too close together a bunch of times!

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2014, 07:40:08 PM »
It's hard for me to wrap my mind around settling for all those wobbly sticks on a lead...never mind a solo.

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2014, 07:56:58 PM »
Worst part of the whole video (which was pretty bad from start to finish) was the well intentioned advice at the very end (donít ever solo itís too dangerous)...

Speaking of GoPros I often inform my avalanche courses that you are 38% more likely to get caught in an avalanche while wearing a GoPro  :P

Offline neiceclimber

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2014, 08:02:20 AM »
It's the new rage, deep water ice soloing

Offline JoeC

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2014, 08:35:38 AM »
That mustve been a cold walk back to the car.  I am sure plenty of "warm up" drinks were consumed afterwards.

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2014, 02:07:28 PM »
I see Ice psicobloc coming soon

Offline JBrochu

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2014, 02:29:02 PM »
Hopefully he was wearing cotton.
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Offline strandman

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2014, 05:30:07 PM »
To bad it wasn't a chic wearing a "reverse thong"  believe me they exist   8)

Offline tradmanclimbz

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2014, 05:46:17 PM »
I can't even picture what a reverse thong would look like?

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2014, 05:48:51 PM »
Sure you can..get a beer and dream....pretty rockin' bod required

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2014, 06:16:07 PM »
I am a bit of a country bumpkin. just not seeing it?

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2014, 04:31:48 PM »
How do you even know about these things John!! ??? ???

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2014, 05:09:31 PM »
...damn was he sketchy on every tool placement! The best part - gotta love the "thumbs up" at the end! And the "do not solo it's dangerous" at the end!
« Last Edit: February 01, 2014, 09:25:04 PM by markvnh »

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Re: That's chilly
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2014, 09:08:32 PM »
nothing wrong with soloing. it's just wearing the go pro gaurentees your gonna wreck :o

If i told you once I gotta tell ya a hundred times.. If you see a go pro ice climbing simply dial 911 and get the rescue started cause you know the wreck is comming ;D