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About yakimuchacho

  • Birthday 02/12/1974


  • Occupation
    Maestro de educacion de fisica
  • Location
    Crackima, WA

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  1. For Sale: 2-layer Conduit Mountain Hardware Hooded Jacket, rarely worn, no rips, tears, or abrasions of any kind, size Large (too big for me), Yellow and Black. $75 includes shipping. PM me if interested.
  2. For Sale: 1966 Toyota LandCruiser FJ40, removeable hardtop, freshly rebuilt Chevy V8 350 (Weiand intake manifold, Q-Jet carb, new headers), rebuilt TH 350 auto trans., rebuilt 1973 direct shift cruiser t-case, re-built front and rear ends, locker in the rear diff., 8 point rollcage, 4 bucket seats (still have the jumpseats too), Saginaw power steering conversion with a newly rebuilt steering box, tilt column, Grant steering wheel, 2" billet alum. wheel spacers, 4" lift, 5 33"X10.5" BFG mud terrains (near new), custom rear tire carrier, 180 Watt Aiwa CD player, KC daylighters, Grill guard, dual Flowmaster mufflers, 2" exhuast, new weather stripping, prof. built front and rear driveshafts, custom running boards, and 1/8" plate steel rear fender flares. Oh yeah, its white in color. Also included are spare parts: complete front and rear wheel to wheel axle assemblies, extra set of stock spings, spare t-case, and spare driveshafts. I have all receipts, can give the phone numbers of the mechanics that did all of the engine, tranny, t-case, and axle work. Asking $7,900
  3. I like the 3000 loose pennies idea. I thought that the retail mantra was: "Thank you, may I have another?"
  4. I dream of just having a gym in Yakima. Oh wait, I do. I bought most of the Gymnastic Plus holds when they closed down their wall and I turned my basement into a bouldering cave. It has 20 degree to 30 degree overhangs with roof problems. I need to change the overhangs though, I want to set them at 45-70 degrees. I was conservative with the original plan. Indoor walls are great for conditioning and escaping foul weather, but thats about it for me.
  5. You are super stoked! That Christianson guide book is hard to find, let alone in good condition. Thanks for all the quality route develepment that you had a hand in on the Tieton. I just got the new guide and was very pleased to see your routes in there. Steal Your Face (@ Deadheads/5.10C) is one of my favorites right now. The start is pumpy and the move from the last clip to the anchors is very balancy. Thanks.
  6. The South Fork routes (Astral Wall and Hexagonal Satellites) look amazing. The Caldera bouldering area looks awesome too. I am definitely stoked. It's on!
  7. I just bought the new guidebook at Hyperspud Sports (Yakima) and it is excellent. I have been waiting for a comprehensive Tieton guide with awesome photos/beta/ and more for awhile. Ford and Yoder wrote this guide in the same style (fonts, get located crag topos., and great photos.) as the Frenchman Coulee guidebook. I want to thank Jim Yoder and Marlene Ford for their hard work. "andyf" (ccc.c) has "created and/or assisted with 147 of the 356 routes there (Tieton)" p. 8. "joepuryear" ( ccc.c) has put up many multi-pitch routes up Goose Egg and he has added a few routes to The Talon. Thank you Andy, Joe, and others for making/developing the Tieton into an incredible climbing heaven. BUY THE BOOK! Yes, there really is a reason to live in Yakima: the crags are only 30 minutes away, they are always dry, and there is rarely wind.
  8. The Vantage guide is great (Yoder & Ford). It's spiral bound. There is a new guide book due this late winter and early spring by Ford & Yoder. I think it is going to be called Tieton River Rocks. It is over 200 pgs. from what I hear. If you have not climbed at the Tieton crags, then I highly recomend it. There are numerous 5.6-5.9 trad climbs (especially at the Royal Columns). This where I began placing gear and building anchors. There is also a lot of 5.10 -5.11 sport and trad climbing on the Tieton River.
  9. My grandma really surpised me with this one. She gave the book "Big Walls" for Christmas. Thanks granny.
  10. Two years ago my climbing partner and I encoutered a grizzly on Bethel Ridge (between White Pass and Chinook Pass). We were in a car and the big-humped brownie just stared us down and then ran away. This pretty far south but it is not the only report of a griz in this area. The Naches Ranger station has had 4 unconfirmed sightings in the last few years.
  11. Rappelling is still the #1 cause of death in rock climbing, not clipping bolts. Improvisation works, I think that the picture shows this. I ask myself this before placing gear/trusting fp's/bolts: Am I comfortable trusting my life and my partner's life with this pro.? If the answer is "yes," then proceed. If its "no" then back it up or retreat.
  12. Please, climb at Vantage. I rather enjoy my local crags (about 300 routes). Yeah, Vantage is nice outdoor gym.
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