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by Steve Townshend
Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Weekend Rock options?
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

Climbing in the COLD!!!

I'm a sport climber and personally like climbing when it's 10C+; your hands go through the "freeze-thaw process" and then as long as you can keep them warm you can try to do routes.... but usually you FAIL MISERABLY as they will re-freeze before the crux! haha Here's my 2 cents: Below 10C / 50F: BOU...
by Steve Townshend
Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Coast Mountain Sports Warning!
Replies: 9
Views: 3129

5.4 Slayer wrote: so it's not just MEC but all retail companies.
How did MEC get into the conversation???? i thought the post was about Coast Mountain Sports? they are two completely different stores! i'd be surprized if MEC did anything like that.

Conclustion:

Coast Mountain Sucks,
MEC Rules!
by Steve Townshend
Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: VANCOUVER: Which Gym is best????
Replies: 2
Views: 1125

you stated that you only boulder. if that is the case (no climbing) HA HA HA HA!!! that's so funny you say that (i might be mis-interpreting what you said).... are you saying that "bouldering is not climbing"???? hahaha! that's what i tell my girlfriend all the time!!! [she gets mad at me]; i say "...
by Steve Townshend
Sat Jan 05, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: VANCOUVER: Which Gym is best????
Replies: 2
Views: 1125

VANCOUVER: Which Gym is best????

I Need some Advice... This winter i want to stay in shape and climb in the gym regularly (for the first time in many many years!). For several years now, i don't climb all winter long and when spring rolls around, it takes 2 months or longer just to get back in the same shape as i was in at the end ...
by Steve Townshend
Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: FOUND: La Sportiva's at Chek....
Replies: 0
Views: 1415

FOUND: La Sportiva's at Chek....

on Saturday Sept 8th, (lots and lots of people at Chek) we were the last to leave and somebody left their La Sportiva Testarosa's at the base of The Main Event/Big Show wall. They are size 40.5 i left them at ClimbON in Squamish (on 2nd Ave. across the street from SaveOnFoods) so if you forgot them ...
by Steve Townshend
Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Topo for Horne Lake
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

Who says Horne Lake is Closed?????

since i first came to BC 6 yrs ago Horne Lake has had this rumor that is is "closed". where does it say that? i don't know? who's imposing it? i don't know? i looked and tried to find the answers to these questions and here's what i came up with: it WAS (past tense) a "voluntary closer" meaning: unt...
by Steve Townshend
Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: The Silent Menace 5.? -- VIDEO
Replies: 8
Views: 3739

The Silent Menace 5.? -- VIDEO

Death of the Silent Menace? or can it still be done? check out the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARLlaGZI-5s
by Steve Townshend
Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: why camp? Room for rent -- Squamish/Smokebluffs
Replies: 1
Views: 2236

Rented

Room's rented. Have fun climbing...
by Steve Townshend
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Cat Lake access
Replies: 1
Views: 1306

cat lake access

we've climbed there a couple times in the past few weeks. it was my 1st time there so i don't know how the trail used to be, but it was ok now as long as you knew where to go. just scramble up the talus field to the base of the forrest and pick up the trail there (obvious). i even put a rock caren a...
by Steve Townshend
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:56 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Silent Menace
Replies: 10
Views: 4630

Screw you with the Glue! why not just bolt a gym hold on or drill a bunch of pockets! If it don't go naturally, then leave it be! if you want to manufacture routes then go to the gym! have fun at the crag.... Steve PS. has anybody tried it without the hold? i'm going to go check it out this week! so...
by Steve Townshend
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: why camp? Room for rent -- Squamish/Smokebluffs
Replies: 1
Views: 2236

why camp? Room for rent -- Squamish/Smokebluffs

Hi, We've got a room for rent move in TODAY!!! (Canada Day) We're both climbers (and so is the landloards/owners). The house is 3 bedrooms and 2 of them are empty. my girlfriend and i are in the 3rd room but i work in Vancouver 6 days a week so i'm rarely there and she works evenings in Squamish so ...
by Steve Townshend
Wed Sep 20, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: Lost Bracelet at Chek
Replies: 4
Views: 2773

Reward!!

If Jeremy calls me up (say... to go climbing), then for sure i'll be taking him out to the Pub afterwards, but if he doesn't call me up, well, i don't have his # and we've only met a handfull of times at the crag so i'd have no way to take him out for drinks if i never see him, right? Cheers, Steve ...
by Steve Townshend
Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:37 am
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: Lost Bracelet at Chek
Replies: 4
Views: 2773

FOUND!

Look, the Internet IS good for something!
Jeremy Blumel found my girlfriends Bracelet and turned it in!!! My faith in this machine and in climbers has been restored!

Thanks so much Jeremy! i Owe ya (if you ever need a belay, call me!)

Cheers,
Steve
manboy514@hotmail.com
by Steve Townshend
Wed Sep 13, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: Lost Bracelet at Chek
Replies: 4
Views: 2773

Lost Bracelet at Chek

My girlfriend lost her silver bracelet at Chek about a week and a half ago (the start of September). It really isn't worth too much but it was given to her by a gypsy in Africa and has alot of sentimental value to her If you've found it or know who has please contact me, i'd even pay a reward to get...
by Steve Townshend
Sat Sep 09, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Squamish Climbers Festival 2006 - September 9th & 10th
Replies: 5
Views: 2432

weather....

what if it rains?