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The Dawn Wall: Episodes 1-7 22-Dec-2013 At 8:28:03 PM Dave J
On 21/12/2013 One Day Hero wrote:
>Meh, I don't seem to suffer from post dogging high Dave.
Why do you put yourself through the pain then?
For me (more and more so) satisfaction out is directly proportional to effort invested.
To tie it back to a mutual experience...Highly Strung...If that puppet had been 1 meter tall we would have pissed it in. But we (mostly me) picked something hard enough that there was a good chance we couldn't do it. Then we worked like bastards for months and squeaked through by the skin of our teeth.


Any less effort seems hardly worth the bother.

>I do find it amusing that they've added 1 (or is it 2) orders of magnitude to the dogging >process.
>Also funny how 'old school' vertical granite 9a is seemingly a different
>kettle of fish to steep 9a

This sort of 'old school' thing happens all the time. Malcolm himself spent several years putting up a single pitch 28 clip up at buffalo.

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