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Posted By: gmans, 04-03-2013, 09:32 AM

Continuing from previous thread, there was another party on the neighboring wall, they did very well. see shots.

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04-03-2013, 10:08 AM   #2
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There must be an easier way to get an an adrenaline rush.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jnguyen Quote
There must be an easier way to get an an adrenaline rush
True, not for everyone but this is physically and mentally demanding and I can understand the players fascination now havng experienced a little. The girl was very impressive very good clmber.
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Interestingly, the last three shots show that the lassies got nothing on her feet, although she does climb with footwear.

I didn't pixel peep honest.

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I feel like I am falling just by looking at these. Thanks so much for sharing!
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Wow as much of a thrill seeker I am , this is not on my list but great respect for those that do,
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When I took my kids to Rockhead Joe's in Toronto years ago, the first essential thing about climbing I discovered, was the ability to comfortably flatten your body against a rock wall. What happens to guys like me is our knees are always in contact with the wall, and our centre of gravity is too far away from the wall. This being able to flatten against a wall would seem to be a genetic occurrence not common to everyone. You either have the ability or you don't. You can see that with the guy in the last two shots, and the woman in the second shot. My knees just don't go that wide.

Thanks for the great picture... they were good enough to make my knees feel scraped and bruised from memory.

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Interestingly, the last three shots show that the lassies got nothing on her feet, although she does climb with footwear.

I didn't pixel peep honest.
Yes. do not know why she took her shoes off, as the rock is very sharp and hard on feet and hands, Thanks for peeping anyway

Tessfully. It was interesting veiwing from a safe vantage, thank you for looking.

Daacon, I know you what mean about climbimg, it is fairly safe on these walls, the walls have permanet bolt positions grouted in the rock, not to say there is not still a element of risk with gear failure or human error. Regards
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Trying to decide if I admire these guys or just want to call the men in the little white coats to come and get them. Scary stuff.
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Normhead, funny you should mention that as i seemed to have the same trouble flattening to wall, excepting it was my stomach holding me off the wall and i probably got to 4 or so metres off the ground and ran out gas.

Slowpez, they are good climbers and hopefully, they all stay safe my family especially. Thanks for veiwing.
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