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are you sure "the guide"  wasn't an AMC "leader" ?
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No idea what you mean by this, but there was no AMC group there that day. From what I heard it was an IME group, but cannot confirm. Either way, the person still slipped and broke something, i.e. not fun.
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Not sure. Don't think it was the AMC though. We were a large group and one of my buddies there works with the AMC and didn't mention he knew them.
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A group of us went up to the Lost in the Forest area to toprope on Saturday 2/6 when a large group of clients with, I believe, IceFest came up behind us. About 10 of them were standing at the top of the hill (below the climb) by the furthest right "steeper" toprope when one of the guides mentioned that it was too slippery and steep for all of them to be standing there and that they should head down to a less steep area. As they started to walk down, one of the clients lost his footing and started sliding down the wooded hill very fast for about 50 feet and eventually hit a tree. He screamed fairly loud when he hit the tree and I initially thought maybe he broke his ankle from sliding so fast down the hill or broke a rib from hitting the tree. The guides lowered him with a rope over the course of what seemed an hour down to the lower part of the hill when Mountain Rescue finally came and carried him out. The whole rescue must have taken 2 hours from the initial slide to the parking lot. I heard from a friend that the guy broke his pelvis (can anyone confirm that?)... Seems extreme for the slide but I am not sure. With the limited snowpack, the ascents up to climbs are mostly a thin dusting of snow and hard gravel-like rock which is very slick if you are not careful with your footing.
are you sure "the guide"  wasn't an AMC "leader" ?
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Climbing NOT (Bitch & moan) / Re: Trump
« Last post by strandman on Yesterday at 12:41:51 PM »
Trump makes Regan look like a raving liberal
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Black Dike done Feb 8th

1st pitch very thin, no screws, just used random iced jamed slings
2nd pitch No ice, pure rock climbing and using for pro: the traverse slings, another rock sling above, a red camalot jammed, and an old tricam also jammed, to finally put 2 small screws near the end. I wish we brought rock pro !
3rd pitch Good Ice, Good screws, the curtain is dry, only goes on the left and steps are more vertical than usual.

Enjoy ;D
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A group of us went up to the Lost in the Forest area to toprope on Saturday 2/6 when a large group of clients with, I believe, IceFest came up behind us. About 10 of them were standing at the top of the hill (below the climb) by the furthest right "steeper" toprope when one of the guides mentioned that it was too slippery and steep for all of them to be standing there and that they should head down to a less steep area. As they started to walk down, one of the clients lost his footing and started sliding down the wooded hill very fast for about 50 feet and eventually hit a tree. He screamed fairly loud when he hit the tree and I initially thought maybe he broke his ankle from sliding so fast down the hill or broke a rib from hitting the tree. The guides lowered him with a rope over the course of what seemed an hour down to the lower part of the hill when Mountain Rescue finally came and carried him out. The whole rescue must have taken 2 hours from the initial slide to the parking lot. I heard from a friend that the guy broke his pelvis (can anyone confirm that?)... Seems extreme for the slide but I am not sure. With the limited snowpack, the ascents up to climbs are mostly a thin dusting of snow and hard gravel-like rock which is very slick if you are not careful with your footing.
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Lost & Found / Re: Found Ice Tool at Frankenstein Sunday 2/7/16
« Last post by alwoodsmithy on Yesterday at 08:49:36 AM »
No, it's not an orange cassin tool but thanks for linking this.
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Climbing NOT (Bitch & moan) / Re: Trump
« Last post by tradchick on Yesterday at 07:49:18 AM »
Trump is a racist pig and promotes hate and will take this country backwards.  If he wins I'm moving across the border.  Bernie has my vote!
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Climbing NOT (Bitch & moan) / Re: Trump
« Last post by markvnh on Yesterday at 06:55:22 AM »
Like Nemesis says - get out and vote!

Al, republicans want small government (libertarians even smaller!), democrats want big government. No matter what side they all only look out for the rich.
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Climbing NOT (Bitch & moan) / Re: Trump
« Last post by Nemesis on Yesterday at 05:30:29 AM »
PLEASE VOTE TODAY!!
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