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General Climbing Discussion

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Araps Rebolting 31-Dec-2005 At 9:48:50 PM Jonesy
On 31/12/2005 tmarsh wrote:
>What with you being so moderate up to this point I can clearly see my

It's an emotive topic. Moderation has never been my strong point.

> I am not
>in favour of grid bolting crags into submission, only ensuring that what
>fixed gear is there is good fixed gear.

Excellent (with some exceptions)

>>>>Do you know Chris Shepard?
>>>Yes. I even know how to spell his surname. S-H-E-P-H-E-R-D.
>> Your middle name isn't P-E-T-T-Y is it?
>Toss off patronising replies and you get petty ones back over the net.

You started it. Ptswhh (raspberry noise)

>Yep. the only thing I specifically disagree with you on is the idea that
>crap gear should be left to litter cliffs in some kind of 'hanging museum'
>(your term, not mine).

Fair enough - it was just an idea. I like it, but you don't have to.

>There are a whole heap of routes I know I will never climb coz I simply
>don't have the bottle to do them. And the thing is, I wouldn't want to
>see those climbs retroed - doing so would destroy the very reason why I
>would aspire to climb them in the first place.

Huzzah. That's a fantastic attitude.

> I know there are people who want everything to be a clip-up. Don't lump me in with them.

No probs - they're generally tossers and you sound like a good bloke.

Have a great NYE.

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