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rockclimber919


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what is some of the most random/ pointless/ stupid stuff you've seen someone rack up before a climb?


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My partner told me about a time he was climbing and some dude next to him racked up with draws made of chain.


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can you say massive amount of weight? and probably more expensive than regular draws


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I'll often rack a beer in my chalk bag from the end-of-day summit brew.

Partner does the same, and hey presto... summit brewskis for everyone.

Not that random really,
Nik


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Look closely at his draws.


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Rubber Chickens? Hard to tell from photo.


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I've seen people racking these hex shaped tubes that make a lot of noise swinging from the harness. I've wondered if they're for scaring bears or what? Occasionally they cry out for joy when one of these tubes can be placed in the crack. More often than not they just clang.


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hafilax wrote:
I've seen people racking these hex shaped tubes that make a lot of noise swinging from the harness. I've wondered if they're for scaring bears or what? Occasionally they cry out for joy when one of these tubes can be placed in the crack. More often than not they just clang.

HAHA, I love it. I haven't racked a hex in years!


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When walking by while racked up I usually have people murmur about my 'second chalk bag'. I've heard it all; what a noob, does he sweat that much?, man you must over chalk!.

These people shut up rather quickly when they find out that I'm a type 1 diabetic and that second chalk bag is actually a custom made case for carrying emergency diabetic supplies on mulit pitch climbs. Tongue


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Giant blue scissors are often useful for cutting the rope:





http://pullharder.org/...e-of-lone-pine-peak/


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I usually carry some spaghetti-O'z for an emergency.







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kachoong wrote:
I usually carry some spaghetti-O'z for an emergency.

HA!

I'm going to be teaching my GF to clean trad next weekend. Maybe I should throw something like this in and watch what happens!
Sly


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acorneau wrote:
kachoong wrote:
I usually carry some spaghetti-O'z for an emergency.

HA!

I'm going to be teaching my GF to clean trad next weekend. Maybe I should throw something like this in and watch what happens!
Sly

A piece of steel pipe is always handy to have along. Like on Whitney Gilman Ridge's "Pipe Pitch." There is actually a piece of pipe wedged in the rock that you sling for protection.


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wee wee the big wall crab often takes pass the piton pete zabrok up big walls in the valley.


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angry wrote:
Look closely at his draws.

That's not so strange, those are actual climbing products.

http://www.chickenscreamer.com/


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cushman wrote:
angry wrote:
Look closely at his draws.

That's not so strange, those are actual climbing products.

http://www.chickenscreamer.com/



LaughLaughLaugh

Im speachless.


climberboy123


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HAHA chicken screamer. that's funny. I don't think I'd ever buy one though...


kachoong


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krosbakken wrote:
cushman wrote:
angry wrote:
Look closely at his draws.

That's not so strange, those are actual climbing products.

http://www.chickenscreamer.com/



LaughLaughLaugh

Im speachless.

That's awesome! Laugh It'd be great if they squawked when you clipped them in.

Baby seals would be cool too!


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Partner angry


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cushman wrote:
angry wrote:
Look closely at his draws.

That's not so strange, those are actual climbing products.

http://www.chickenscreamer.com/

You know, with the amount of free time we each have, we could rule the world.

Or just piss it away on the internet.


dlintz


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I have a confession to make. I've climbed with pot before.



I mean a pot.

d.


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I used to climb with a guy that always racked a stuffed monkey next to his chalk bag. I never understood it myself. . . but he seemed to get it.


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angry wrote:
cushman wrote:
angry wrote:
Look closely at his draws.

That's not so strange, those are actual climbing products.

http://www.chickenscreamer.com/

You know, with the amount of free time we each have, we could rule the world.

Or just piss it away on the internet.
Take over t3h internetz!!!


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Purple pentanuts


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aliens


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c4c wrote:
aliens


So what your saying is that aliens are pointless or stupid and shouldn't be racked? Crazy


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