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by Steve Townshend
Mon May 19, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Climers' Worst Enemy
Replies: 18
Views: 5577

two points: 1 - Gary is a cool guy and he apologized for leaving that mess (which he cleaned up now), when he left for the winter there was already too much snow and he wasn't able to get back in until recently to clean it up). he did lots of work at Chek while he was staying there (including bringi...
by Steve Townshend
Fri May 16, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Seeking for a room
Replies: 1
Views: 860

Look in the Squamish Chief Newspaper - Classifieds (it's on the internet too: http://www.squamishchief.com/madison/WQuestion.nsf/SCClassifiedCat?OpenView&Start=1&Count=100&Expand=44#44 or look on Craigslist: http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/search/hhh?query=Squamish&minAsk=min&maxAsk=1000&bedrooms=...
by Steve Townshend
Thu May 15, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Revisiting suggested grades - Forgotten Wall
Replies: 36
Views: 11586

glad to hear you've been to Lion's Head! Great response. i agree (with MOST of it). makes sense (about hardest not being more than 2x harder than avg. person). i remember the first time i saw somebody climb 5.14c (Paxti Usobiaga in Spain, i watched "up close" as i was hanging on a rope filming him w...
by Steve Townshend
Wed May 14, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Revisiting suggested grades - Forgotten Wall
Replies: 36
Views: 11586

itsonlyadream, Sorry to call your experience "limited", i should have chosen my words more carefully, and i didn't mean to insult you. i apologize. i agree you can try to have an "objective" grade for a route, that's what "consensus" means, but if the consensus is that the grade is 5.whatever, it ca...
by Steve Townshend
Tue May 13, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Revisiting suggested grades - Forgotten Wall
Replies: 36
Views: 11586

PS. Really, who cares? Climbing is self-serving and doesn't benefit anybody but yourself. when i send my hardest routes, nobody really cares except me (and maybe my mom). when i hear about Sharma sending a new 5.15, i think "oh, good for him", but it doesn't affect me or my life at all. just have fu...
by Steve Townshend
Tue May 13, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Revisiting suggested grades - Forgotten Wall
Replies: 36
Views: 11586

I mean two grades in general, not just 11c/d and 11d/12a. Perhaps you could outline the objective method you use to identify these grades and how it is grades are consistent for who is climbing it. A reachy 12b for me may feel like a 11d for someone a foot taller. There is really no standard that c...
by Steve Townshend
Mon May 05, 2008 6:42 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Traffic & Weather - RE: web-cams
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Traffic & Weather - RE: web-cams

what's up with the "Web-Cams" in the "Traffic & Weather" part of this site? they haven't been working in several days now?

how are you suppost to know the weather if you can't see the web-cams?
if you don't know the weather.... how are you suppost to plan your day? AHHHHHHHHHHHHH. PLEASE HELP.....
by Steve Townshend
Fri May 02, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: room for rent
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

it's rented.
by Steve Townshend
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: room for rent
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

ROOM for rent: DETAILS....

Perseo's English (and descriptive abilities) is pretty limited, so i'll Add to what he posted: The room is in a house with 2 climber girls (one is my ex-girlfriend), they both work and are reasonably quiet and clean. There is one Dog (a Whippet) and one cat also living there. Rent includes: Laundry,...
by Steve Townshend
Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Climbs In Squamish For Children
Replies: 12
Views: 3472

Chris Linder LEAD 5.10a on Gear (placing his own pro) a week after his 4th birthday! point is, i bet most 6 yr olds could out-climb most 30 yr olds on their first day! 5.5 would bore a 6 yr old... get him on 5.10! he'll love it! (and probably hike it!) or go with a party of 3 up the Apron, bring him...
by Steve Townshend
Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: SAS news: Murrin Parking Open this weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 1680

That's Awesome! Thanks Tyrone for all the updates!
by Steve Townshend
Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: chek canyon
Replies: 10
Views: 2471

Soooooo..... is the snow still there? Can I ditch the snow shoes and just use the mukluks now? there's still snow (last week), but we didn't sink into it like before, it's more compact now and you walk ON it (you still fall in on occasion; i suggest bringing boots for the hike in, and dry shoes/soc...
by Steve Townshend
Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: BIG-FOOT lives in Chek Canyon!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 3213

Brendan wrote:
EnigmaM wrote:sometimes i confuse BigFoot from THE MANBOY!
it's not to be confused tho... the MANBOY is a figment of ones imagination; the BigFoot is not.
we're both real, Big Foot gives me belays sometimes when nobody else wants to go to chek with me, he sucks at dynamic belays though.
by Steve Townshend
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: BIG-FOOT lives in Chek Canyon!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 3213

BIG-FOOT lives in Chek Canyon!!!!

Chek it out: www.bfro.net/GDB/show_report.asp?id=10633

i haven't seen him myself (yet), but now that i know i'm going to keep an eye out for him! maybe he likes climbing?
by Steve Townshend
Sat Mar 22, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: SAS Update: Murrin Parking Closed
Replies: 13
Views: 3090

ITS EASTER WEEKEND!!!!! the SAS got in touch with parks and the latest communication we received today is that the fuel got deeper as remediation work began so they have had to dig deeper. They are going all out to open by Easter though. The main objective is to clean up the site; parks granted them...