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Climbing General #6

A place to talk about climbing in any aspect (trad, sport, bouldering, aid, alpine, etc).

Rock Climbing is a dangerous sport that can cause loss of life, limb, eyesight, or sanity.

Useful Info:
https://pastebin.com/dhTMzCqJ
Off-belay thread: >>1544289

Happiness is a nice crack and a large rack
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>>1583306
Climbers kind of conquered Kalymnos. There is not really much on it besides endless limestone rock formations. Climbing tourism is a major part of their economy now. 3.3 thousand routes on 11 hectares. Outdoor shops in every hicktown.
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>>1578054
you only put chalk on the rock to mark a hold that his hidden from view (around a corner) so you know where to grab roughly. Always brush tick marks off though, dont be that guy.
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I'm kind of stuck at an awkward plateau where i can generally flash v4s with ease but v5s seems not doable. What are some suggestions that you all have for getting over this plateau?
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>>1583816
start working v6s. you'll fail hilariously, but when you come back to v5s they'll seem easier by comparison.
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>>1583813
if chalk on a rock bothers you that much go climb somewhere no one goes, pussy

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Anyone else watching this guy?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT52TKJdQ40
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>>1583911
Kino shot.
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>>1583904
>Be me
>Ex banker
>Moved to Wales to get some peace and quiet with my family
>One sunny day I'm home alone with a mug of tea watching the news
>Dogs bark, look up to see what's going on
>Some white dude in an army jacket with no trousers on runs through my garden
>Runs through the river at the end of my garden
>Desperatley tries to claw his way up the bank
>Points his camera at his ass
>PULLS OUT A KNIFE
>Uses it to pull himself out of the river
>Runs off into fields, waving at me whilst he goes
>Tells my dogs to shut up
>MFW
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>>1583910
Lame
>>1583911
It's what dreams are made of

Also, somebody PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD FIND SAUCE FOR THE THEME MUSIC OF THIS SERIES:
https://vocaroo.com/i/s0ZDFYvakns4
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>burned his blanket and buried his food
200 iq
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>...
>Eurofighter appears

wew

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Old thread: >>1574333

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Resources,
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Check sister thread: >>>/an/plant

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>>1583900
>Is that local soil vs soil you made?
It's coco coir in the pots and there fed with a hydro fertilizer
In ground is mostly all local soil with some garden soil mixed in when they where transplanted
Never intended to have any in ground but after having bad germination rates at first I just did the whole packet and damn near all of them germinated and after I did the pots I left the rest to fend to for themselves in the ground, I couldn't see tossing them

>>1583922
Probably so, if they still grow up and produce something I'll be satisfied
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>>1583927
That makes a lot of sense then. In the bottom of the image, there's a type of grass/weed that only grows in habitually wet areas. That can also hinder the growth of soil-grown corn a great deal.
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>>1583939
Say you wouldn't be talking about these things would you?
It's something I never honestly seen before and they looked really odd, they've seem to have made themselves a living in the patch
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Any of you guys tattoo your chickens?

I have 3/8" digits pliers but they're a tad too big. Should I go with the 5/16" pliers?

I also found some 3/16" but they're twice the price.

There's also some called Stone #300 that I believe are smaller than 5/16".

Anyone with experienced can help me out?
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>>1583941
yup

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Whats the best knife out there?

Is it stall fallkniven? (or at least when bang for your buck is concerned?)

I love the A1 but I think I'm going to end up going with the F1 because of its legal blade length, and i have a nice bowie knife already.
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>>1572569
How is the knife?
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>>1581444
I suppose Niolox is much easier to sharpen than powder steels? Also checked.
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>>1578566
I love mine. Really fun toy too.
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Just bought pic related on ebay for 7 bucks because the tsa took my other pocket knife ask me if I care
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>>1583953
Do you care?

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I got my first tick today. found him hiding in my belly button. About as fat as this pic so hes been there for a while. i was pretty drunk and just ripped it out with my fingers. Do you guys think i should go in and get tested for some disease? Im in wyoming so im not too worried about lyme but still.
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>>1580517
Too bad, you have nice calves
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What they taken from US
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>>1583034
You just havent rubbed up against any. I've had 11
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Is lyme disease something that stays forever or will go away eventually?
Also I always thought the other disease ticks spread was way more serious. The one that causes inflammation on the brain.
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>>1583847
That would be syphilis, witch I would rather have than lyme

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Name a shitter country than the UK to be /out/ in.
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>>1583619
And like 90% of that forest was artificially planted
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>>1583630
>it has a unique scenery
>no trees
gets old real fast
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>>1567592
>Trespass and get shot.

Only if you're not white.
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>>1576456
But if the neds are the problem then making it illegal won't help that?

As a former highlander who's recently lost their car and now lives in Glasgow I'm having trouble finding weekend away spots that aren't completely mobbed by day-trippers. Any advice?
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>>1583883
>But if the neds are the problem then making it illegal won't help that?
It works in England.

>Any advice?
Surely if you're a former highlander you must know plenty of places? I've never had an issue escaping the crowds in the southern highlands, just get outside the Trossachs NP and you'll find plenty of places. Look at a map, find a glen you don't immediately recognise the name of and chances are you're already looking off the beaten track. 95% of the day trippers will be going to 5% of the spots.

Best cities with actual jobs that are also very good outdoors cities thread
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>>1583133
It's horrible, rains all the time & so many homeless & drugs. I recommend staying where you are.
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>>1579293
>san jose ever.

Anon dont do it!
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>>1582739
How about I don't want to ask people "would you like fries with that?" real jobs for real people with actual skills that pay decent amounts of golds and have bennies. I told you no fucking McJobs holy shit.
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>>1581721
just gorgeous
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>>1582273
I don't join the usual Bakersfield putdowns by my peers in the major California cities but that shit is polluted man, it may have the worst air quality in the United States.

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>>1583556
Undaunted is its name
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>>1583557
Did he hit any storms on the way?
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>>1579319
Once I get a nice healthy savings account, I'm gonna quit my job and sign on with a sailing charter. At my current rate, I should be ready to by next spring.
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>>1583835
What kind of boat do you sail?
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>>1583849
Other people’s. I’m just looking to be a crewman.

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I'm thinking about kayaking down a local river. About 60-70 miles in length and no more than a class 2. My kayak looks about the same as pic related, a cheapo, walmart yak. Is it possible? About how many days will it take?
My biggest fear is the homeless living along the river so I'll probably be armed but is this feasible? I love kayaking but i've never done a touring, yaking, camping combo. Am i stupid for trying this? Anyone experienced in this sorta thing. I'll be pretty much noobing it out there solo but I'm willing to take the risk for the sake of adventure
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>>1583344
>Stick better than gun
Yea let me just park my kayak real quick and come wack you. No no no you just stay right there while I paddle over there.
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>>1583779
If you need to paddle over to engage a hobo why were you in danger?
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>>1582773
Some practical advice: At least learn what a correct forward and reverse stroke is so you don't destroy your shoulder. Carry a back-up paddle, have your primary paddle also be a good brand. I get the feeling you're using the cheap ass paddle that came with the boat. If it breaks it's going to be a shitty trip. Carry water. Wear your pfd, as others said. If you're in the water and in a current you can get pulled under the boat and the pfd will save your ass. Avoid strainers and at least look up a photo of what one is, that's your biggest threat on a river. If you run into hobos, you have a boat so just leave.
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>>1583782
He looked at me cross ways.
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>>1583782
Fuck you eurocuck

Not sure if this qualifies as outdoors, technically speaking
Anyways i'm not sure where to post this but i want to know if there are other cataphiles here ? Or people who want to find out about them ? The friends i usually go with are all moving out and it's complicated to get something going with the discord people

It's great to do, basically like light speleology
You climb and crawl and you go through water and mud in search of "rooms", where the parties take place
There you get drunk as fuck and try to read the map and still get out in one piece
Tons of other cool stuff too like hidden things, special rooms ...
Pic is a very rare up to date map, i'm not supposed to share that but fuck the discord and this is just 4chan anyways

so yeah if anybody is interested just post itt
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>>1577750
>Only death i ever heard about is Philibert Aspairt
Is it that hard to get lost down there? It seems like people are bound to get lost in such a large tunnel network.
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>>1582417
1 year or so only actually, but yeah my friends group are going away, i'd be up for going down if we can set that up
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>>1583035
most people actually roam in the same parts of the network, and since catacombs parties have been popular since the 1960s there are lots of people there and at most you'd be lost a few days, you'd come across people the next weekend. there have been some cases where people were lost for a few days, I can think of several examples, the most recent two or three years ago when 3 teenagers were lost 3 days. otherwise if you have a map and are not too drunk and do not venture the lesser mapped parts you're fine.
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>>1583084
sure, gimme a mail contact and we can hit it up
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>>1577746
It's that Saracens doing the raping and killing, not the frogs. The frogs just eat cheese and get drunk.

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>Step through brush
>wild CHHHNK!!! WEEE!! charges at you
What do?
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>>1583729
I meant that you're a boar.
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>>1580721
>civilians have no use for fully automatic weapons.
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>>1583880
what about when they need to fight a government armed with fully automatic weapons?
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>>1583885
No I agree, I’m not trying to start a debate. I was making a humorous-intentioned observation about how fun it would be to mow hogs with an m240 or something.
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>>1583897
it would be fantastic
dude, if someone can afford it they should be allowed to own a howitzer or basically anything else

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Sure there are many dangerous plants in the Amazon, and /out/ occasionally posts about plants that are harmful to eat,
but has anyone ever encounter a giant Hogweed plant?

Harmful plants general I guess
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>>1575070
And then what are you going to do with it?
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>>1560084
haha benis
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>>1560244

Poisonous? It's custom to drink aquavit infused with the berries for christmas. It tastes great.
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>>1557033
Can confirm it's an extremely common plant in Scotland. I didn't even know it was poisonous!
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>>1569835
not sure if joking
atropine is an anticholinergic

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>be french student
>hike in southern italy
>"very organized and athletic"
>tell your family about your hike, but not in details (makes me think)
>fall, break both legs
>call for help
>tell that you can see the sea
>still not found after more than a week
What would /out/ do and do you believe he can be found alive/when did he die ?
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>>1583812
tell me how he lived
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>>1583826
>tell me how he lived

like a fucking idiot
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>>1583826
Probably still had a better life than many 4chan users desu
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>>1580926
dude, even a full mile radius is super helpful
it would not take long to find someone by helicopter if you knew generally where they were
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>>1580945
he died, so I doubt it

Are these a meme? Or actually worth something?

Seems kinda neat.
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>>1583598
Florida has no rocks, either. we have to make them out of concrete.
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>>1583578
Kek

A sundial watch
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>>1583692
Personally, I'd just make one from some scrap sheet metal, if it needed to be flat in storage. Otherwise, I just use my tin can rocket stoves.
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>>1583503
>Was looking to buy one, but I'm still wondering what they do, that a circle of rocks won't do

+ more comfortable to cook than having to put pot/kettle/mug in the fire
+ safer to use when it's drout

+ safe/discrete to use in places where you cant make fire because of reasons (last week I used esbit stove to cook water for tea on a beach full of people)

- twigs burn out fery fast so you have to feed the stove constantly, unlike with regular fire

- yet another piece of junk to haul with you, regardless how light & small it is

>t.actual user
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>>1583697
that wasn't funny, you're a faggot, fucking kill yourself

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I've been getting the urge to quit my job, go out into the wilderness and survive. You guys ever getting that feeling?
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>>1583537
The boredom would drive you mental (if you aren't already).
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>>1583571
There was that guy that landed on an island populated with feral goats. He passed the time by banging them, racing them and fighting them. He marked the ears of the ones that were best to have sex with so he wouldn't accidentally eat them. Maybe OP could do that?
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>>1583571
The fact that they're considering this is confirmation enough.
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>>1583572
I'd watch that documentary.
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>>1583572
I'm pretty sure that's a fortnite map

Also: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Thomas_Knight


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