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beyond_gravity


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How do I s--- when i'm hanging in my aiders and harness?


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If you are asking what you do with the end result, search the dr piton posts for an explanation of the "wall flower" (although I am not 100% convinced that it is in fact the "better way"). The traditional method is to bring a poop tube up the wall and poop in a bag of some sort and then put the bag in the tube. A picture of a poop tube can be found at www.fishproducts.com. They call them Big Wall Johns. And no you can't just throw it off the wall. Although it would be fun in a disgusting sort of way

If you are asking how you get the stuff from your butt to the proper receptacle, well that is a tough one. You unbuckle your pants and let loose and try not to get any on you. You don't take your harness off. Having a harness which has a drop seat is nice in this situation.


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Dear Jeremy,

First of all, you should always put the word "shit" in bold type so it bypasses the Naughty Word Filter.

Unfortunately, I have not found a way to bypass the word "kn-ckers."

Nor can I bypass the word "kn-ckers."

At any rate, if you are going to dump on the wall, you don't do it standing in your aiders, dude. That is just a bit too unpalatable for even Dr. Pee'd On to think about, dude.....

First of all, you do it on your ledge. Incidentally, I never wear my harness when I am on my ledge. I take off my daisies and girth hitch them round my waist as a tie-off. If you do this, just make sure you put an overhand knot on the downside of the girth hitch as a backup to keep it tight.

This makes things much easier since you have no harness to fight.

As for the method of containment, except in the case of extended slab hauling and heavy rain, I believe the Wall Flower to be the better way.

You can read more specific instructions in the post linked above.

Cheers,

Dr. Pee'd On

P.S. This is my Wall Flower:




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What if your leading A5 and 8 hours in you reach a bomber placment. By this time you want to let that bad stuff out. I'm sure you can struggle your pants down, but the question comes, how do I wipe?? do you use the daisy?


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Carry a mostly used roll of TP in the helmet in a little plastic bag. Comes in handy on long free routes too when you just can't wait to make it to the ground from the top. Burn the TP when done (with the lighter you also keep in there or matches if you are scared of blowing up your cranium) and watch it until it goes out.

TRADitionally yours,

Addiroids


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A common feature of modern portaledges are grommets in the bed fabric for "drainage". By properly mixing whatever comes out of your body with some of your partner's cheap headache tequila, a low viscosity slurry is easily "drained" out these holes. A pinched off tin can gives you a good pour spout. This only works on the overhanging Leaning Tower and SE face routes; otherwise your "I am a big bird" act isn't going to fly.

For the Salathe and other SW face routes try this: thorazine and similar anti-psychotic medications have a welcome side-effect: severe constipation, allowing you to Hold It for up to a week. Fiber, Ex-Lax, and dried plum juice is available in the Valley Store AFTER you've done your climb.

That's a good boy.


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Here you can see a photo of a newly blooming Wall Flower. Because it is early in my ascent, it has yet to sprout very many of its "fragrent petals".


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Space Shot!!! Oh yeah.

Can't do that any more sadly. Now it's into a frickin bag-o-kitty litter and PVC pipe.

Gotta love a big fat swami (the old Yates Cadillac was the Sh$t) with removeable leg loops.


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perhaps you could use the mountaineer method of "shitting into a cravasse." I think that would be nice and dandy on a ledge, eh?


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I wouldnt think B_G would have a problem with this since he still has a few more years wearing diapers!





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