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I can't see the child on her back in the photo. She's toproping with her 2 yr old on her back. Part of me thinks "That's cool as sh$%." But part is thinking "WTF." I have 2 kids and I don't think I would do this. Climbing with my 2 Yr old "H"
From Manitou Springs
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Jan 31, 2012
Smith Rocks
Mom climbs with 2 y/o on back.
Mom climbs with 2 y/o on back.
Joseph Lascurain
From Salt Lake City, Utah
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Jan 31, 2012
Smith Rocks
You had to click the link on the page to see the photo. Top roping yes, doesnt look like much of a harness for the kid. Joseph Lascurain
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Jan 31, 2012
Mt. Whitney
Better than this:

Baby tossin'
Baby tossin'
Graham S
From Riverside, CA
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Jan 31, 2012
Nice tattoo....... coldfinger
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Jan 31, 2012
Axes glistening in the sun
Nothing like a good baby toss!!! "H"
From Manitou Springs
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Jan 31, 2012
About half way up the East Arete on Illumination R...
Quit worrying about what other people are doing and watch your own line. Ben Beckerich
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Jan 31, 2012
Graham S wrote:
Better than this:
Baby tossin'
Baby tossin'


For those that don't know, this image is a photoshop:

twistedsifter.com/2011/02/born...
Mike V.
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Jan 31, 2012
brilliant! Tim Zander
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el rito
"For those that don't know, this image is a photoshop: twistedsifter.com/2011/02/born... "




The first pic in the link appears to be photoshopped as well. Check out the white behind the bag. Does anyone have a pic of the real original?
brad nyman
From irvine, ca
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Jan 31, 2012
Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
Why the hell can't we catch any actual bad parents in the act? All of these Photoshop jobs are just ruining everything.

I love the baby toss one the most, though. It just has that certain je ne sais pas. Perhaps it's the look of determination in dad's eyes that he will catch baby.
Stich
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Jan 31, 2012
brad nyman wrote:
"For those that don't know, this image is a photoshop: twistedsifter.com/2011/02/born... " The first pic in the link appears to be photoshopped as well. Check out the white behind the bag. Does anyone have a pic of the real original?


Haha that's amazing. The combination of the great, if trite, photoshops with the realization that the so-called original is actually clearly doctored is just too good.
Dan Austin
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Jan 31, 2012
Me and the offspring walking back to the car after...
Jesus, just get a weight vest. Attention whore. Jake Jones
From Richmond, VA
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Jan 31, 2012
Well, you can tell by the tat and the farmer tan on Dad that they are white trash, so what do you expect?

That, and the baby on her back....
Mike Anderson
From Colorado Springs, CO
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Jan 31, 2012
Mike V. wrote:
For those that don't know, this image is a photoshop:



dammit. that was classic, better than a pug-chuck

luv the shark attack & the vapor cone
Buff Johnson
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Jan 31, 2012
the dragon's tail, or dragon's tooth, or whatever....
Ben B. wrote:
Quit worrying about what other people are doing and watch your own line.


+1
MegaGaper2000
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Stabby
Phil and Lauren (11 days old) Pickett on the start...
Phil and Lauren (11 days old) Pickett on the start of the Nautilus Traverse
Mike Lane
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Insurrection, 5.14c.  Photo Adam Sanders.
Mike Lane wrote:


I see he has sunglasses for himself, but not his daughter.
Monomaniac
From Morrison, CO
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Feb 1, 2012
Sign near the Third Flatiron
All of these people should be locked up and they should throw away the key, including the photoshoppers.

IT'S THE ONLY SANE SOLUTION!

Someone call CPS!! AAHHH!!!
Chris D
From the couch
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Feb 1, 2012
You stay away from mah pig!
brad nyman wrote:
The first pic in the link appears to be photoshopped as well. Check out the white behind the bag. Does anyone have a pic of the real original?


So, the numerous articles on that photo (dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2... got fooled by the photoshop?

There was a photo series last year, I can't remember where, of a mom and dad doing a moderate multipitch, I think in the Needles, CA, and each of them were carrying a baby on their back. Anyone remember that?

It seems pretty sketchy, mostly because the baby really is not harnessed in, and baby backpacks are not really made for rock climbing.
camhead
From Vandalia, Appalachia
Joined Jun 27, 2006
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Feb 1, 2012
I think the photoshop reference was to the baby tossing pic.

I remember the couple climbing in the Needles with the kids, that was pretty crazy as well. Same deal, parents with brain buckets but the kids without. I'm pretty sure that guy was/is an MP user.

Personally, no way. I'm not sure about the kid backpack in the photo, but the one we have for our son doesn't have a restraint system that would make me feel comfortable climbing with him in it. I'm pretty sure the shoulder harness just velcros in on the back...if the pack tipped past a certain angle with any force, I'm pretty sure kiddo could fall right out.

Edit: now that I look closer at the pic above, the kid doesn't appear to have anythign over his shoulders to hold him in. Crazy.
JoeP
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FA of The Great Potato (a.k.a. Mt. Ore Ida), Withi...
It all looks safe compared to "baby yoga" (a.k.a. dynamic gymnastics).
Jason Halladay
From Los Alamos, NM
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Feb 1, 2012
Lichen head. Me, with my usual weatherbeaten, lich...
That's why Russians are so tough! An American baby would probably rip in half so they need to be kept floating in a warm saline solution until they are 12 and a half.

A better link:
M Sprague
From New England
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Feb 1, 2012
johnL wrote:
Am I irate or jealous?


That she lives in a pink yurt?
JoeP
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guardian of owl rock
We use one for riding.
Dirt Scootin
Dirt Scootin
ryan dillon
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Feb 1, 2012
the dragon's tail, or dragon's tooth, or whatever....
Love the guys in scuba gear. For a second I thought someone called russian special forces on the crazy moms. Spetsnatz! Drop the baby or the baby gets it! MegaGaper2000
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