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Free solo speed record on the Tooth?

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What if I can get a motorized vehicle up to source lake? Then can I measure my C-2-C elite supar #1 speed record from there?

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How about paragliding out of a helicopter then landing at the base of Das Tooph. From there you climb the route then jump and glide down to the Alpental parking lot where the helicopter touches down and picks you up.

 

That would give you a H2H record. I bet it would beat any C2C record set by those pathetic climbers without helicopters, pilots, and paragliders.

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What if I can get a motorized vehicle up to source lake? Then can I measure my C-2-C elite supar #1 speed record from there?

Better yet hang your car below a cargo helicopter and step outta your car onto the summit, that'd be fast!

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Ya that would be fun.

 

Once I did Guye, Lundin, Snoqualmie, and the Tooth. I didn't time it but it didn't take all that long (somewhere around 12 hours round trip from Seattle).

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House to house times are where it's at.... combining climbing AND auto racing.

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House to house times are where it's at.... combining climbing AND auto racing.

 

If the issue is how much time you have to get out and do something, taking the drive into account seems sensible to me.

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House to house times are where it's at.... combining climbing AND auto racing.

 

I'm pretty sure if we can find a way to integrate bull fighting in as well we will have the ultimate chest beating hardman badass sport. We can share our exploits of bravery and get major respect on the innarnets.

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House to house times are where it's at.... combining climbing AND auto racing.

 

Now your talkin'.

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Climbers shared stories of their speed ascents way before the internet. It was a hardman badass sport before today even without bull fighting.

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keep it clean so you don't pin scar the cracks too much for us free climbers :battlecage:

careful those big walls wouldnt be free climbed without pin scars

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Climbers shared stories of their speed ascents way before the internet. It was a hardman badass sport before today even without bull fighting.

 

My friend Ross H. completed a 1 hour 56 minute time this week, starting & finishing from the Alpental bridge. For fun, we envision future circuits (Tooth, Guye S. Rib, Commonwealth Traverse) starting from the Alpental courtyard and a run across the bridge, a-la the great mountain races of the Alps which start and finish in the town squares at the fountain.

 

Our crew have all been heavily influenced by close-to-home alpine adventures that involve speed, minimal gear, rock & snow and lastly (most importantly?) a 30 minute drive home to food, wine & friendship.

 

This thread has long helped create a "time" of what we considered fast on one of our favorite tal features & workouts. Sadly, 3 hours is my consistent time and won't be getting shaved any time soon unless new knees are in the works :grin:.

 

Despite some of the negative & possibly jealous comments throughout this thread, thanks to everyone who appreciates other people challenging themselves & having fun in the mountains...and then sharing it so the community can be inspired and/or motivated by it.

 

Mountains and Rivers without end!

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People have a hard time differentiating chest beating and sharing times as a way to inspire each other. Depends a lot on what you want to get out of your sport.

 

The Commonwealth traverse is always one I wanted to do. When you plan out an (un)official race with wine and the party afterwards I'm in!

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House to house times are where it's at.... combining climbing AND auto racing.

 

I'm pretty sure if we can find a way to integrate bull fighting in as well we will have the ultimate chest beating hardman badass sport. We can share our exploits of bravery and get major respect on the innarnets.

 

If we amend "bull" to snaffle or marmot we might have a legit authentic Cascadian event at hand.

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I'm not sure if anyone will see this, but since the topic is out there.. Is there a known speed record for a solo ascent of the liberty traverse? Im guessing someone has done it wicked fast in years past, like Burdo or someone...?

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completely unrealated to this discussion, but the new speed record on the Naked Edge in Eldorado Canyon is 26.33

 

Get after it!

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completely unrealated to this discussion, but the new speed record on the Naked Edge in Eldorado Canyon is 26.33

 

Get after it!

Pfhhht! I could climb it faster than 26 hours and 33 minutes.

 

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