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Climbing Quiz 14-Dec-2006 At 9:50:32 AM Nottobetaken
My contribution for the day...
On 14/12/2006 tmarsh wrote:
>some more...
>36a. Dave Jones did the first 'ascent' of the squeeze chimney traverse
>behind the watchtower, 'Mr Chicken'. What was his secret weapon?
parachute webbing

>37. Gritstone desperate Parthian Shot got its third ascent from Neil Bentley.
>What was significant about his ascent?
it was done placing the gear on lead

Here's some more:
Q41) What fitting name is given to a 7c+ (28) route that Australian climber Geoff Weigand put up at Kilnsey, UK - after his rather uncouth method of removing active birdnests during the cleaning process?

Q42) What route given 5.14c (34) did Chris Sharma remove his beanie, then top, then put his beanie back on during the redpoint ascent?

Q43) What well named Paul Pritchard Llanberis slate route did Johnny Dawes take a 100ft fall off attempting to onsight?

Q44) If you were reading a guidebook, and the names A Woman With a Bathtub in Her Head, Sex After Death, and Sarah appeared in the index - what area would you be in?

Q45) Duel is a slab problem given V11. Where is it?

Q46) Who bolted, cleaned and did all the moves of the route later to be known as 'Necessary Evil' - at the Virgin River Gorge (US) - saying it would be like climbing two 5.14a's back to back?

Q47) What American climber famously said before leaving for K2 - a trip on which he perished - "Summit or death, either way I win!"?

Q48) What is the name of his hard aid route on El Cap, one which he stratigically placed blow up farm animals on bivvy ledges?

Q49) Where would you be (crag) if you were standing in front of the Boute du Monde?

Q50) Attention Vous Regard and Silence were two 8b+ (32) routes redpointed by which top female climber?

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