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By Josh Brown
Mar 1, 2013
you can take off what you put on but you can't put on what you don't bring.

Warm feet, warm body- Why I always bring a fresh pair of wool socks to sleep in on winter trips

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By Jake Jones
From Richmond, VA
Mar 1, 2013
Me and the offspring walking back to the car after a day of cragging.
Travel light, freeze at night.

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By Micahisaac
From Longmont, CO
Mar 1, 2013
soloing Boulder Canyon Upper Falls
Leaves of three let them be... Leaves of four eat some more! -H. Simpson

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By The Stoned Master
Administrator
From Pennsylvania
Mar 1, 2013
Day Lily.
When the going gets tough (long, steep uphill walking, offwidths, out in miserable conditions) I repeat:

embrace the suck!

Love it. Love that most humans fear uncomfortable and I celebrate it!

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By Andy Hansen
From Longmont, Colorado
Mar 1, 2013
Intruder, 5.11+. Zion National Park. Photo: Matt Kuehl
This is my general mantra:



Tiger Style

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By Chris Owen
Administrator
From La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Mar 1, 2013
There's more than one use for an Ice Hammer. Lake District (UK) late '70s
"Take bivouac gear and you will bivouac."

Yvon Chouinard - Climbing Ice.

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By Matt.Zia
From Leadville, CO
Mar 1, 2013
"If you're gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough."

but the best is advice for getting better at finger cracks, "be less of a bitch"

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By Finn the Human
From The Land of Ooo
Mar 1, 2013
Mathematical!
I frequently hear "Dig the funk" in reference to LCC climbing.

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By Kent Pease
From Littleton, Colorado
Mar 1, 2013
My standard advise for a sketched out leader is:

"Breath Deep"

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By Ali Jaffri
From Westminster, CO
Mar 1, 2013
At the village in Hunza Valley, Karakoram, Pakistan
beyond fear lies freedom

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By The Stoned Master
Administrator
From Pennsylvania
Mar 1, 2013
Day Lily.
I like Ali. Good one. Transcending fear is how I interpret it .

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By GhaMby
From Heaven
Mar 1, 2013
When I get scared I just remind myself that there isn't a whole lot to live for anyways.

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By sanz
From Raleigh, NC
Mar 1, 2013
One of my first trad leads, on Ooga Chocka at Crowder's Mountain.
The three rules of climbing:

1. Look good.
2. When in doubt, run it out.
3. Safety third.

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By ben jammin
From Moab, UT
Mar 1, 2013
Aesthetics
hrdeyo wrote:
Mind yur top knot


My dad is an old school climber and this was always his advice to me. To this day, I am still not exactly sure what it means.

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By Kirk Miller
From Golden, CO
Mar 1, 2013
Bugaboos, 1978 <br />Photo by Ken Trout
Be Careful!

Don't fall now or we'll both die.

Be there or be slandered.

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By Clifton Santiago
Mar 1, 2013
delicate feet, quiet mind

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By Mike
From Phoenix
Mar 1, 2013
Doing the jump-across off The Mace.  I never get tired of this climb.  Photo by Wednesday Hugus.
1) “The Edge, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.”
-Hunter S. Thompson

You never really know what you are capable of climbing until you push past it.

2) Smoking pot? Check your knot!
This one should be obvious.

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By Eric Engberg
Mar 1, 2013
summit or plummet
fly or die
edging skills or hospital bills
make that move or 6 foot groove.
finger locks or cedar box

See the common theme?

Or the always popular

allez
venga con huevos

Movinf to the lowest common denominator

you got it

or distill it down to
breath

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By AdamB
From Chattanooga, TN
Mar 1, 2013
Black Boulder Problem, sent after a generous skin donation
if you're gonna be dumb, you better be tough.

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By Ryan Jennings
Mar 1, 2013
-The Summit or Plumit!
-Smoke Pot check knot!
-When in doubt.....send that shit!
-A rope, a rack and the shirt on your back.
-Control your mind and the rest will follow.
-BREATHE.......
-Light is right.
-Have no fear, there's lots of gear.
-Feet don't fail me now!

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By RyanJames
Mar 1, 2013
Photo by Aaron Lavinsky
1. Heels down, butt out - on slabs.

2. Straight arms are happy arms.

3. Follow the white brick road.

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By s.price
From PS,CO
Mar 1, 2013
 Morning Dew ,self portrait
On the back of my helmet in bold letters. NO ROOM FOR DOUBT!

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By mtoensing
From Boulder
Mar 1, 2013
Props to my home state show
This one is kinda popular but:

"a rack, a rope, and a little bit of dope"

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By mtoensing
From Boulder
Mar 1, 2013
Props to my home state show
This one is kinda popular but:

"a rack, a rope, and a little bit of dope"

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By William Domhart
From Ventucky, CA
Mar 1, 2013
Traverse by HWY 41 Cave
Really!?! How has no one said it yet?















Yerrr gunna die!
I actually comforting, haha...

Also:
Hey, WTF?! You're offroute...

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