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Author Topic: California Climbing  (Read 447 times)

hobbsj

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California Climbing
« on: May 07, 2014, 11:41:45 AM »

Visiting family for a bit in Stanford area and looking at some suggestions on areas.  Big trips to the classic areas are not possible.  I'll have a bike to get where I need and occasionally the car.  Any suggestions on nearby areas or good places to find a partner?
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2014, 06:06:54 PM »

Indian Rock in Berkeley is a real bouldering sewer..but easy to get to..Pinnacles is super cool even if you don't climb (condors  !)  Places like Yosemite are a reasonable day trip from the bay area, not much farther than Boston- Cathedral and a ton a short classics. Stinson beach area is OK    There is climbing on Mt tam, but I have have not been there.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2014, 08:49:11 PM »

Sweet, thanks.  Just looking to get out on something so your list is perfect to get me going in the right direction.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2014, 07:49:46 PM »

If your trip's still pending and you haven't yet, you might post over at the ever-so-Cali-centric Supertopo as well.  Give specifics, prepare for some slagging/drift, but sig potential for short-notice partners and crag ideas to add to Strand's.

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If it's overhanging, I'm probably off-route.

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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2014, 09:21:20 PM »

Dale- are you suggesting a climbing related thread on ST ?  That's funny
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2014, 09:31:50 PM »

^^
Ha!  The horror, right!!?
Don't know what I was thinking...

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(hopefully he'd get some good intel, and only then would the thread go all pear-shaped)
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2014, 09:53:43 AM »

Any visit to the Bay area must include a trip to the Toranado..one of the best bars in the nation..and of course a trip to Peets coffee in Berkeley.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2014, 10:51:19 AM »

a trip to Peets coffee in Berkeley.
Is it still at the same old place?  I went several times when I was in grad school there.
Hippies abound!
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2014, 11:06:48 AM »

It was a couple years ago..great fun to get wired up and laugh at people.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2014, 08:39:43 PM »

wired up? like small stoppers through the nose?

what you talkin bout Willis?

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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2014, 09:38:35 PM »

Shut up! I lived in Berkeley in 1976. Still kick myself that I didn't go to the Last Waltz.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2014, 09:43:12 PM »

wired up? like small stoppers through the nose?

what you talkin bout Willis?

<steps away from the keyboard laughing>
For small stoppers through the nose, its another section of berkeley..and for good hash, yet another section
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2014, 09:49:46 PM »

And then there is Oakland.  We used to get BBQ there but it's a story for another time.
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Re: California Climbing
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2014, 09:51:29 PM »

True..oakland is indeed for another time
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Re: California Climbing
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