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Skeezix,

Those B/W shots of Triple S and from the cave at the south end are priceless.

What a nostalgia fest you've sent me on... :sigh:

 

You did know that Thai's Face ain't there anymore, either, right?

 

BTW: You looked a lot like I did 27 years ago, but I think my beard was bigger. :crazy:

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Dwayner tippin' one back on a "mystery" crag, 1981.

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and doing some gymnastics on an unfinished Spire Rock in Tacoma, c.1975.

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Dude....nice red tights.

 

Hey cupcake....they're called socks, but maybe in your world you automatically think of "tights".

 

 

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Somebody tip me off when I've gone too far. I think I'm losing control... 456117503_89a49e6db5_o.jpg

Ladykiller 1960

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, W Germany 1978

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Ross Guard Station Party - Ross Lake ...1989?

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Survey of old bridge - Devil's Corner, N Cascades Highway ...1992?

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Somebody tip me off when I've gone too far. I think I'm losing control... 456117503_89a49e6db5_o.jpg

Ladykiller 1960

 

I met your wife last year, you are still the LadyKiller, my friend! :tup:

 

 

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Notice the chick belaying with her shoes on. Hee hee.

 

What's your point?

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Somebody tip me off when I've gone too far. I think I'm losing control...

 

No. Too fun. Everybody keep it coming. Very cool stuff.

 

Scanning sort of sucks you in. I didn't stop until I'd scanned everything I owned.

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Dru, hip belay and diaper sling, that's pretty old school for 1990. :tup:

 

Skeezix, that stuff is golden! Glad you got a scanner.

 

Dwayner, I figure some folks just aren't familiar with knickers, already retro cool back in the mid 70's.

 

Knickers then:

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And some natty knicker action from 2006, with red socks no less. Who says youth today got no style?

 

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Some scenes from the So. Cal. climbing scene c. 1979/1980!

 

Dwayner and his buddy Pablo Cardenas rope up for the approach to the mondo beach crags!

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Some brutal bouldering on a '72 Cadillac El Dorado!

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Ice climbing in So. Cal.....get it where you can!

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Climbing buddy Denis Erectus plants his picks in the sickness! Don't fall here, dude!

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Great Pix, Rdawg. The first one is so f'in classic :lmao:

 

BRING THE OLD SCHOOL!! :tup:

 

You guys and your SCANNERS!!!!

 

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Am I too young to play?

 

Here's me in 1994, my 1st climbing trip ever-Devil's Lake, WI. I didn't climb for 5 more years after this.

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And to FREAK Jordop out, here he is with his boyhood dog, Flopsy. Yes, Jordop, I'm watching....

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Coupla more scans from the "vaults".

 

Takao chilling at the parking lot at Castle Rock sometime around 1988, some of you will know him and smile.

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Pope on Last Rites in Kolob Canyons in 1988.

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cool pictures.

 

dru, you're a brave man for posting that picture - you know it means you can't make fun of mountie fashion anymore, though, don't you?

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I aint wearing no shorts over polypro though! Ewwwww

And I'm wearing a Puma t-shirt. Puma is hip again :rawk: and I still have the shirt!

Pretty impressive neckbeard for someone under 20 though isn't it? Distel's was never so mega as that one.

 

 

O-W that's no diaper sling, that's a fully tied webbing harness using 5x as much webbing as a diaper sling. It was sooo good to chop that fucker up into rap anchors.

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Pretty impressive neckbeard for someone under 20 though isn't it? Distel's was never so mega as that one.

 

I was thinking the same thing when I saw that picture!! :lmao:

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Skeezix got me thinking about Frank Gibson, my first climbing partner from my college days back in the Old Dominion. Frank was tragically murdered in his climbing store in Fairfax, VA in November 1990. His wife has since remarried, and his son will graduate high school next year. Please raise a glass to my friend and partner, Frank. :brew: RIP, brother.

 

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Frank gearing up for my first big wall climb, Whitesides Original Route, NC, ca. 1986.

 

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Frank with his favorite beverage. The night before, it got down to 40F below zero, and this was the only thing that didn't freeze. We tried cooking in the tent the next morning, and promptly exploded the stove and burned down the tent. "Warning label? What's a warning label?"

 

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Frank aiding a famous line at the NRG, WV Bridge Buttress, ca. Winter 1987. I can't remember the name of this route, it's a 10.

 

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Frank clearing out the barrel of his Ruger .44 in the gravel pit near Pembroke, VA, ca. 1988.

 

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Yours truly ringing in 1985 in my college apartment shortly after New Year's Eve. Frank and I drank everything you see here. IIRC, it was two bottles of Jack, a bottle of single malt, a bunch or Rolling Rocks, and a ton of some other shit beers. Look at the color of that nose!

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I used the third toggle from the left on the top row of the edit/reply screen ("Enter an image"). It's worked for me before... ??

 

Just tried your suggestion on the first image. No joy.

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planetoftheapes1.jpg

 

 

Notice the chick belaying with her shoes on. Hee hee.

 

What's your point?

 

Dont play stupid....you what the point is.

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