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by johnthethird
Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Find A Partner
Topic: Around Canada april-august 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

Re: Around Canada april-august 2016

If you're in toronto in the spring, a trip down to the red river gorge might be a worthwhile journey. Theres a big pilgrimage of ontario climbers headed down there in the spring, you may be able to carpool. Post up on ontarioclimbing.com, and Im sure you get lots of advice/hits for the east.
by johnthethird
Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Lowering off chains
Replies: 28
Views: 11577

Re: Lowering off chains

Im gonna go out on limb and say its pretty widely accepted to lower off a sport route...at least on this continent. Lowering off doesn't really wear the rings out that much around here anyway, IMO. Even places that are sandy and wear gear down much quicker...RRG and NRG for example, people are lower...
by johnthethird
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Lowering off chains
Replies: 28
Views: 11577

Re: Lowering off chains

bearbreeder wrote:
J Mace wrote:General rule of thumb is to always rap, regardless of how easy
i can guarantee you that almost no one raps from the most of the overhung climbs in chek

:mrgreen:
Thats because rapping off something overhung is a dumb idea.
by johnthethird
Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Squamish Rocks! climbing shirts available
Replies: 13
Views: 14488

Re: Squamish Rocks! climbing shirts available

Are these even still available? Am I the only one thats noticed this thread is 3 years old?
by johnthethird
Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Best to be more discreet
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

Re: Best to be more discreet

Good point, low key is good beta for access sensitive areas.

But, do you think its a good idea to post those same pictures all over social media for everyone to see?
by johnthethird
Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: SAS Trail day
Replies: 8
Views: 2189

Re: SAS Trail day

What is needed for this? Gloves, tools, etc.?

Im hoping to make it up for my first trail day.
by johnthethird
Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Mank Patrol
Replies: 105
Views: 101851

Re: Mank Patrol

I mean no disrespect to anyone here, but a loose or missing hanger, or a worn quicklink are the responsibility of all climbers. The SAS and other organizations have done a great job funding, or actually doing the rebolting of older routes with less than sufficient or outdated fixed protection. Plea...
by johnthethird
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: "USHBA" failure - ground fall
Replies: 19
Views: 11228

Re: "USHBA" failure - ground fall

Without researching how Petal recommends how to rig a handled ascender....Ive used it in the past without incident. I had it rigged with a chest harness and clipped to belay loop below. It always worked well, but clumsy. I eventually switched to a mini-trax and ushba.
by johnthethird
Tue May 26, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Find A Partner
Topic: Looking for Trad partners - All times
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: Looking for Trad partners - All times

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by johnthethird
Sun May 24, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Find A Partner
Topic: Climbing Partners
Replies: 3
Views: 1396

Re: Climbing Partners

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by johnthethird
Mon May 11, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Buy And Sell
Topic: SHOOOES!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1810

Re: SHOOOES!!!

bump
by johnthethird
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: Find A Partner
Topic: Gym Partner
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Gym Partner

Looking for a regular gym partner, in Van. And outside, when it stops raining. Coming off a hiatus, and 'getting back into it'.

Boulder or rope, don't much care. Im currently unemployed, so anytime works for me.

PM if interested

I promise not to drop you
by johnthethird
Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: what's the climbing like in nelson, BC?
Replies: 6
Views: 3640

Re: what's the climbing like in nelson, BC?

Pick up west kootenay rock guide. It leads me to believe theres tons of stuff to do. I spent a little time out there this fall, but didn't have a partner to climb with. My wife and I made the trek to Valhalla one weekend, and I think its definitely doable for a weekend trip. We're thinking of moving...
by johnthethird
Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: New take on an old route at Shannon Falls
Replies: 41
Views: 25735

Re: New take on an old route at Shannon Falls

Sounds absolutely awesome. Thanks for the work put in!
by johnthethird
Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Tee-nuts and climbing holds
Replies: 2
Views: 1965

Re: Tee-nuts and climbing holds

I sourced T-nuts a few years ago, and found MEC was the cheapest.

Regarding your shipping issue, look into renting a PO box and having things sent there. Im not sure on the details, but I have a friend who regularly sends stuff to point roberts.