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By kirkadirka
From Boulder
Dec 4, 2013
turkey rocks
Going on an expedition or big backcountry trip?

FREE- Freeze dried meals. Most are backpackers pantry. Most are past the expiration date but I seriously doubt there is anything wrong with using them. They're still gonna taste like shit!

Anyhow, I've got roughly a dozen or so. Just wanted to see if anyone wants them before they get tossed.

Local pickup only- Boulder, CO.

Cheers,

Kirk

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By kevinhansen
From Albion Idaho
Dec 4, 2013
Why I do it...
kirkadirka wrote:
Local pickup only- Boulder, CO. Cheers, Kirk


I'd give you $15 paypal to throw them in a box and mail them to Idaho.
PM sent
Kevin

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By kirkadirka
From Boulder
Dec 5, 2013
turkey rocks
Bump, still looking for someone local to take the freeze drieds.

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By Michael D Hodges
Dec 5, 2013
kirkadirka wrote:
Bump, still looking for someone local to take the freeze drieds.

pm'd

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By kirkadirka
From Boulder
Dec 6, 2013
turkey rocks
Freeze drieds have been claimed.

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By Cultivating Mass
Dec 16, 2013
Leading on the only "fair means" rack.
Thanks to Brian Q, I now have a grip of "sport climbing is neither" stickers to pass out as my Christmas stocking stuffers. Thanks man!

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By Marek Sapkovski
Dec 25, 2013
All stuff is spoken for via PM. Thank you all for helping me fight clutter!

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By Chris54
Jan 3, 2014
Sent you a pm

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By Jon Frisby
From New York, NY
Jan 3, 2014
DevinLane wrote:
Free Hexes - Black Diamond Hexentric sizes 7 & 8 - both lightly used Metolius Curved Hex sizes 7 & 8 & 9 - new Available for immediate pickup in Boulder or I can send them via USPS flat rate for $6.00. PM if interested.

I'm interested in anything Chris doesn't take

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By Dan White
From Western CO
Jan 6, 2014
There is sometimes a "community" crash pad at Big Bend
EDIT: Supermoccs are gone.
Five Ten Supermoccs in size 10. If you can PayPal me $10 for shipping or pick up local in Grand Junction, CO these are yours. The rubber is torn in on the left shoe, but they can most likely be resoled. The hole is not all the way through the shoe. The right one is in better shape but could still use a resole.

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By Ben Anderson
From Tacoma, Wa
Jan 9, 2014
Resting at Pebble Creek on the way up to Camp Muir, Mt. Rainier
I'm starting to build my trad and ice rack. I'm trying to wean off of friend's gear and onto my own stuff so anything to beef of the climbing rack would be awesome!

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By kevinhansen
From Albion Idaho
Jan 9, 2014
Why I do it...
Ben Anderson wrote:
I'm starting to build my trad and ice rack. I'm trying to wean off of friend's gear and onto my own stuff so anything to beef of the climbing rack would be awesome!

I'm a little confused. You want to use less of you're friends gear, so your asking for mine?

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By Ben Anderson
From Tacoma, Wa
Jan 11, 2014
Resting at Pebble Creek on the way up to Camp Muir, Mt. Rainier
I apologize, I must have mis-understood. For some reason I was under the impression this was a free gear thread (kind of like what it is titled). Reading a number of previous posts on this very thread similar to my same scenario instilled a sense of confidence that my mine was a socially acceptable request to post. However, I am more in the market for any assistance, whether it be people people making offers or even just information steering me in the right direction as to how one might go about finding gear within a more meager budget. As far as using your gear, if you are making an offer then yes I would be open to figuring something out. Trying to paint me as a gear leech only reflects poorly on yourself, especially when you can't even use your words correctly. However, if you were simply trying to make a joke then I did find it kind of funny...if you must know.

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By Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Jan 12, 2014
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On the dudes shoes above:

"The rubber is torn in on the left shoe, but they can most likely be resoled. The hole is not all the way through the shoe. The right one is in better shape but could still use a resole.


Just to re-enforce your thoughts.

Shoes are for sure in good enough shape for a resole.

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By SzD
Jan 21, 2014
Ben Anderson wrote:
I apologize, I must have mis-understood. For some reason I was under the impression this was a free gear thread (kind of like what it is titled). Reading a number of previous posts on this very thread similar to my same scenario instilled a sense of confidence that my mine was a socially acceptable request to post. However, I am more in the market for any assistance, whether it be people people making offers or even just information steering me in the right direction as to how one might go about finding gear within a more meager budget. As far as using your gear, if you are making an offer then yes I would be open to figuring something out. Trying to paint me as a gear leech only reflects poorly on yourself, especially when you can't even use your words correctly. However, if you were simply trying to make a joke then I did find it kind of funny...if you must know.


Ben, that was a great reply! The grammar nazi part was cherry on top. Kudos!

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By Austin Baird
From SLC, Utah
Jan 21, 2014
Me scaring years off my mom's life
Ben - I could pass some biners and two off-brand (but safe!) cams along your way. Probably some stoppers too. PM me.

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By kevinhansen
From Albion Idaho
Jan 22, 2014
Why I do it...
Ben Anderson wrote:
Trying to paint me as a gear leech only reflects poorly on yourself,

I don't understand how you begging for free gear, and me pointing that out, makes me look bad.
Ben Anderson wrote:
especially when you can't even use your words correctly.

Ben Anderson wrote:
...so anything to beef of the climbing rack would be awesome!

SzD wrote:
The grammar nazi part was cherry on top. Kudos!

tit for tat
I wrote "you're" when I should have written "your". Well played my friend. Sadly the issue of spelling and grammar is a red herring to the real issue.
This thread is a "Free Gear" thread. This means if someone has some gear they want to give away for free, post it here. Unless of course I'm mistaken. (If I am mistaken, I am totally willing to publicly admit that I was wrong by the way.)
If it is acceptable to request free gear on this thread then count me in!

I'm working on building up my 3rd rack of cams. I prefer metolius. So any help would be greatly appreciated. Also if anyone has any BD turbo Express Ice screws they want to part with, I would gladly take them. I will even pay for shipping. Lastly I'm interested in some newer crampons. If anyone has some Black Diamond Stinger's they need to give away, again I will gladly pay for shipping.

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By Ben Anderson
From Tacoma, Wa
Jan 22, 2014
Resting at Pebble Creek on the way up to Camp Muir, Mt. Rainier
I'm simply directing the surplus that is being openly offered, here on a free gear page, to the need of a teenage climber who has worked his butt off for what little gear he has. In contrast, you're hounding for an opportunity to mock or argue with someone. That's what I meant by reflecting poorly upon yourself. Finding something better to do with your time beside mocking someone online might be worth considering. Please, keep your problems to yourself. That's all.

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By kevinhansen
From Albion Idaho
Jan 22, 2014
Why I do it...
Ben Anderson wrote:
...a teenage climber...keep your problems to yourself.


That's all I needed to hear. Makes total sense now. I'm good.

In the spirit of keeping this thread on topic, I've been storing this Backpack in my gear room for way too long. I've used it twice. I won it in a climbing comp back in 2002 +or-. It closely resembles this one pictured. It will fit a small to medium torso. I'm not sure its volume, but it will hold a rack and a rope. It would be great for an overnight-er. (30 liter maybe). I understand this isn't the most ideal way to shop for a backpack, but its free. Shoot me a PM.
mountainproject.com/v/-free-ge...

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By wpfister
Jan 22, 2014
Linville
PM sent, Kevin!

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By Chris54
Jan 23, 2014
I think the bad grammar comment may have been directed at my post, which I have since taken down. I support what Kevin said.
Back to the thread. Got two omega biners and some insoles out of my BD AT boots. If you say please ill cover the shipping.
UPDATE: biners are gone. These really uncomfortable insoles need a new home.
Stuff
Stuff

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By Dmadison
From CT
Jan 23, 2014
Ill Gotten Booty
Chris54 wrote:
I think the bad grammar comment may have been directed at my post, which I have since taken down. I support what Kevin said. Back to the thread. Got two omega biners and some insoles out of my BD AT boots. If you say please ill cover the shipping.

Pm sent

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By Michael E.
From Fort Collins, CO
Jan 23, 2014
Dan White wrote:
Five Ten Supermoccs in size 10. If you can PayPal me $10 for shipping or pick up local in Grand Junction, CO these are yours. The rubber is torn in on the left shoe, but they can most likely be resoled. The hole is not all the way through the shoe. The right one is in better shape but could still use a resole.


Hey Dan,
What size street shoe would most likely be ideal for these moc's? I assume they size similarly to the standard moc, making these appropriate for someone with a size 12 street shoe roughly? Thanks!
-Mike

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By LiamB
Jan 25, 2014
Rope!
For FREEE!!!!

According to a reliable friend it was bought ten years ago as a spare, never used, and given to me about a year ago. I'd wager it's a 10.2, not sure on brand. No frays, soft/hard spots, discolorations etc. it was kept in a rope bag for its long, dull life. Too thick and a little stiff for my leading purposes, would make a great gym/ t.r rope... or if you're not into the whole climbing on a free rope thing, whatever may suit your fancy. I've fallen on it T.R enough to know that it catches well and has a lot more climbing life. Send a P.M my way and I'll send pics if you're interested. I'd trade shipping costs for any condition J-tree or Red Rock guide book or really any nifty little surprise.


Also have an old ATC belay device in good shape. Also don't need it. Also free.

this is addicting... ALSO have an old L.L Bean summer sleeping bag. Fits the average 6' person. Well used, but still on the house!

  • * sleeping bag GONE, looks like the rope's on its way out too... thanks gang!

  • ** WOO! It's all gone!

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By BighornAdams
Jan 25, 2014
pm sent!

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