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Speed Climbing


MetaBotch Doggy Dogg Mellencamp

I could never do something like this myself, but really admire folks who can. :text-bravo:
Then what? Oh and what's the helmet for? :eusa-whistle:
Actually, reaching the top must be thrilling and the sights I'm sure very few people experience. I could never do it that's for sure, I prefer hobbies where the margin for DEATH is a bit less. But good for the people who have the skill and desire to enjoy something like that... :eusa-clap:
I have been going to the rock gym since October, I hardly have the stamina and strength to scale a 45' wall with hand and foot holds. It takes about 2-3 minutes steady with no stops to scale a level 8 (for reference beginners climb 5's and the highest at our gym is 13) When I come down I'm breathing heavy and my muscles in my forearms are so filled with potassium they are hard as rocks. So I can tell you that this guys strength and conditioning is about as high as you can get. I think he is nuts....think I'll stay in the gym!!
Batman said:
Then what? Oh and what's the helmet for? :eusa-whistle:

So when you fall they can have something to put your brains in when they scrap them off the rocks???

Seriously, I have a major fear of heights and I just can not imagine doing this. No ropes. One slip and nothing between you and the great beyond.

Have you seen this guy?

I don't understand the mountain thing at all.. I can't stand the cold and one slip... your dead.

It won't be long till that crazy Indian fall and breaks a femur.....
Deacon said:

Have you seen this guy?


He's ok but he's climbing a wall with blocks protruding that give a good solid hold for an experienced climber. Lets see how he does on a cliff face.