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Nov 13, 2012
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Shit People Say To Climbers

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GregH
From San Diego, CA
Joined Sep 18, 2007
104 points
Nov 13, 2012
Axes glistening in the sun
Funny. I think I've had almost everything on there asked of me or yelled at me while I was in the middle of crux move at garden of the gods! "HEY MR CLIMBER HOW DO YOU GET DOWN?" "H"
From Manitou Springs
Joined Feb 13, 2006
59 points
Nov 13, 2012
I don't have the upper body strength to do that.

What if the rope breaks?
FrankPS
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
116 points
Nov 13, 2012
Me on a cool boulder
CLASSIC! You nailed it! Mark K
Joined Feb 28, 2008
43 points
Nov 13, 2012
This is a novel auto blocking belay device.  I thi...
"How do you go to the bathroom up there?" is a great question, in my humble opinion. Rick Blair
From Denver
Joined Oct 16, 2007
246 points
Nov 13, 2012
Thanks Hank Caylor!
Rick Blair wrote:
"How do you go to the bathroom up there?" is a great question, in my humble opinion.


Sometime I still wonder ...
Bang
From Charlottesville, VA
Joined Dec 12, 2010
43 points
Nov 13, 2012
Wholley Crap I think I just soiled myself!! That was freaking awesome!! gary ohm
From Paso Robles
Joined Jul 26, 2010
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Nov 13, 2012
huh. michaeltarne
Joined Jan 2, 2011
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Nov 14, 2012
Nice work man, gotta love the trekking pole scene! Mitch Musci
From Fort Collins, CO
Joined Apr 8, 2002
702 points
Nov 14, 2012
Don't forget the "Be careful!" JeffL
From Salt Lake City
Joined Jun 14, 2012
14 points
Nov 14, 2012
V3, Castle Hill, NZ
"so you use pitons?"

someone literally asked me that yesterday, quite pertinent
A.Javi.Gecko
From San Diego, CA
Joined Mar 15, 2012
69 points
Nov 14, 2012
The wife and I road-trippin on the Connie.
Any time someone finds out I climb... "Did you see that video with that guy who free climbs?" - referring to Honnold. Larry S
Joined May 28, 2010
918 points
Nov 14, 2012
Hiking in the Adirondacks
Totally random, but was the belayer's carabiner cross-loaded the entire video, or just me? Aaron L.
Joined Feb 25, 2010
52 points
Nov 14, 2012
View from Malander's Passage
Love it. Now we need a video of "Shit climbers say to ..." Joe Varela
Joined Mar 30, 2007
73 points
Nov 14, 2012
Aaron L. wrote:
Totally random, but was the belayer's carabiner cross-loaded the entire video, or just me?


Interesting...at 16 seconds the belay biner is cross-loaded.
Blissab
Joined Dec 13, 2009
20 points
Nov 15, 2012
Lost in the Sun pitch 2
Larry S wrote:
Any time someone finds out I climb... "Did you see that video with that guy who free climbs?" - referring to Honnold.

^This
Great video!!!
Travis Dustin
From Hollis, NH
Joined Jan 8, 2012
1,614 points
 
Nov 15, 2012
Blissab wrote:
Interesting...at 16 seconds the belay biner is cross-loaded.


...huh
Dan Austin
From San Francisco, CA
Joined Oct 6, 2010
5 points
Nov 16, 2012
Growing a winter coat in Red Rock Canyon- December...
Mitch Musci wrote:
Nice work man, gotta love the trekking pole scene!


Yeah, great work! The trekking pole scene was so funny, it brought tears to my eyes. Thanks for the laugh. : )
Dirty Gri Gri, or is it GiGi?
From Vegas
Joined May 25, 2005
4,468 points
Nov 16, 2012
...
Here is the main question I generally hear when I climb...


"How come that looks so EASY?"


LOL!
Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Joined Oct 13, 2002
2,361 points
Nov 16, 2012
yaak crack Red Rock Canyon, NV
Pretty funny stuff. Did the climbers you were asking those dumb questions to realize you were joking? Or were you ambushing innocent dirt bags as if you were legitimately ignorant?

Also, I get these ones all the damn time:

"how do you get the rope up there?" and of course, it's cousin: "how do you get the rope down?"

"How do you get back down?"

"did you put those bolts in there?"

"have you ever fallen?"

"Yeah I've been rappelling before, it's pretty crazy."

"Isn't all that stuff like super expensive?"
Jon Zucco
From Denver, CO
Joined Aug 15, 2008
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