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  1. Thanks for the update. Thank you for your time....

    Thanks for the update. Thank you for your time. Thank you for your effort.
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    Ribboning has been frowned upon by the LNT crowd...

    Ribboning has been frowned upon by the LNT crowd for years. The problem has mostly been on bushwacks. The practice is just garbage in many ways. Wether it’s wanding or ribboning that’s your option....
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    Now that we have that straight and not to be...

    Now that we have that straight and not to be creating anymore “Hooey” . But could you possibly answer this for us? “What is the average air speed velocity of a laden swallow”?:D;)
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    Point well taken and I agree. Fortunately I won’t...

    Point well taken and I agree. Fortunately I won’t be doing any 12 pitch walls or 8000 meter peaks in the dead of a Winter any time too soon.:D
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    It’s due to the “Pulley Effect”. Read up here and...

    It’s due to the “Pulley Effect”. Read up here and report back with your findings. Hint: The second article under the heading “Bottom Roping” is where the basic answer lies. Or maybe you will get...
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    Got the physics on that hang dog.;) But now your...

    Got the physics on that hang dog.;) But now your talking about leading vs. rapping. That's why they call it the sharp end of the rope. Not a totally fair comparison.
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    I'm going to agree with you. Let me get this...

    I'm going to agree with you. Let me get this straight. Please correct me if I am wrong or not seeing the whole picture. So if the primary anchor does pop a back up piece has been placed in the system...
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    Non weighted? Hmmmm....sounds like potential...

    Non weighted? Hmmmm....sounds like potential elongation and shock loading not to mention not equalized. Do you have any pictures or links to better describe this? ...
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    Keeping your head in the game is not always one...

    Keeping your head in the game is not always one of the simple things. Especially when your jacked up on elated brain juices. I was very fortunate to learn how to technical climb from a very safety...
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    This is vey unfortunate. Lots of talk about the...

    This is vey unfortunate. Lots of talk about the lack of a knot. But disregarding preparing the rope into equal parts may have contributed. In my personal experiences of simul rapping being...
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    Looks like it was quite the whipper viewing the...

    Looks like it was quite the whipper viewing the rope burn. As DayTrip already said she was lucky to be in such good company. Here is to healing both physically and mentally.
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    Something tells me they hadn’t fined tuned...

    Something tells me they hadn’t fined tuned prominence requirements at this point.:eek:
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    You don't have any friends though.

    You don't have any friends though.
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    That is no where close to what I was trying to...

    That is no where close to what I was trying to reference. You must be missing my point.
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    I don't think it's being dismantled but...

    I don't think it's being dismantled but Eisenhower in the Southern Presie's has had a somewhat practice of the same tradition. Back in the 70's we all use to joke that people were trying to change...
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    It’s nice to have lists with rules and all the...

    It’s nice to have lists with rules and all the other fun things created by other people than yourself to follow. It certainly gets you out there and gives you the lay of the land. After more than...
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    Maybe Dingo will chime in on that. It was...

    Maybe Dingo will chime in on that. It was mentioned that the list would be changing on his 52 with a View FB Page.
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    It’s under review.

    It’s under review.
  19. I believe peakbagger has already done a pretty...

    I believe peakbagger has already done a pretty good job of summing it up in post #9 already.
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    Glad to help. Just like testing out a new winter...

    Glad to help. Just like testing out a new winter sleeping bag. Practice with your Camera in the backyard before hitting the trail.
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    Here’s some info from Adorama. Some of the best...

    Here’s some info from Adorama. Some of the best folks in the Biz. https://www.adorama.com/alc/0008151/article/Winter-photography-tips
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    When I first started climbing in the mid 70's it...

    When I first started climbing in the mid 70's it was rumored that Fred had some sort of secret book or diary that had all the beta on his many ongoing projects. Fred was a Dirtbag before anyone knew...
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    WiFi and Food Trucks in National Parks?

    Is this a good idea or not? https://unofficialnetworks.com/2019/10/22/national-park-campgrounds-wifi/?fbclid=IwAR1n0ng_4LDCreSYeuPq9dxQu3XRWoDyetxi_8tr3HuDUXKSiPJ8dKRvh4Q
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    Quoted from The Maine Department of Inland...

    Quoted from The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wild life article: “ Accessing private land: there's the law, and then there's the unwritten rule.

    The law - Unlike most other states, Maine...
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    It's that time of year...Hunting Season

    Be careful and aware out there. https://www.mynbc5.com/amp/article/hikers-call-for-tougher-laws-after-bear-hound-attack/29717477?fbclid=IwAR3OJYTWptjhPnkOJyjsFja_BfPbvkKCqYGcjj63vDWZfR9HNxzrKQQ0G0c
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