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[17 Nov 2009 | 21 Comments | 4,318 views]

Oh you know them when you see them. And if you don’t know the ways to identify them there is a really good chance you ARE the bumbler.
1. Janglies

I don’t know how else to describe these things. They’ve always got them. It’s like little pieces of flair they attach to their harnesses and or backpacks. None of it is useful too. Like they’ll take an extra locking biner up a sport route, or their grigri. Or they decorate their school bags with carabiners and Nalgenes. Carabiners are not accessories! I …

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[25 Jun 2009 | 32 Comments | 17,229 views]

I saw something like this about facial hair on another site and thought it was just too obvious to adapt to climbing. Harnesses say a lot about a person. Just look and learn.

What you think this says about you: I’m a young hot sport climber. I climb so hard I might be sponsored if I’m not I’m certainly going to be. I’m a person you probably want to meet. I’m fun and love wearing the latest fashunz.
What it really says about you: a) I’m kind of a douche b) …

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[11 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments | 87 views]

John Proctor was kind enough to start doing a comic for us. Hope you enjoy!

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Gunks Gumby
[7 Apr 2008 | No Comment | 67 views]

Yesterday I went to the Gunks to climb. In a fit of gumby rage I decided to make a fool of myself.
We climbed a route called something wick I’m not really sure. It doesn’t even really matter I suppose.
It is rated 5.7G. For those of you that don’t know anything about climbing or climbing grades that means it’s easy, has big holds and an abundance of available crack placements. I thought that this would be a wonderful warm up. To some degree I was right. It was a great warm …

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The Occasion of the Noob
[30 Mar 2008 | One Comment | 97 views]

Calling all Noobs, Gumbies, and Greenhorn climbers! Attention: Whatever attempts you make to mask your beginner status are undoubtedly going to fail one hundred percent. Its okay, you are new to climbing, you don’t know what you are doing, your foot work sucks, you are weak, and you are probably wearing a backpack while thrutching on some 5.8. Embrace it. These are the years where you are learning your craft. Although you have probably seen King Lines 25 times and have become fluent in …