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    DSMc reacted to rico's post in the thread So.. Free Climbing? with Like Like.
    'Im going the opposite direction Jeff...As I get older I'm just getting skinnier. Not much left but a bunch of bone and gristle at this...
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    DSMc replied to the thread Zig zag tips.
    I agree, it needs to be understood, but that is not hard to do. Everything we do needs to be understood in order to do it safely. As...
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    DSMc replied to the thread What Causes Milking.
    Not something I like doing.
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    DSMc replied to the thread What Causes Milking.
    So, are you really going to leave us with this cliffhanger, Richard?
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    DSMc replied to the thread So.. Free Climbing?.
    I would caution you about implying thoughts to me, or anyone else for that matter, that go beyond what has been said. The Z133 is a...
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    DSMc replied to the thread So.. Free Climbing?.
    When you go up and down stairs, do you hold onto the hand rail or do you tie in? Grabbing on to something is an excepted form of fall...
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    DSMc reacted to moss's post in the thread So.. Free Climbing? with Like Like.
    If a 19 year-old reading the Forest Service climbing manual doesn't already know the basics of free tree climbing they've got different...
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    DSMc reacted to moss's post in the thread So.. Free Climbing? with Like Like.
    All kids should be taught the 3-points of connection to a tree rule, ie: two hands/one foot or two feet/one hand always. Then there's...
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    DSMc replied to the thread So.. Free Climbing?.
    The writers of the guide could have easily just left out that whole section, but in doing so would have been negligent, in my opinion...
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    DSMc replied to the thread So.. Free Climbing?.
    Agreed. But what is being criticized is a manual for the Forest Service.
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    DSMc replied to the thread Zig zag tips.
    LOL, I can hear myself saying those exact words just a few short years age. But the advent of the tree-specific multisender, has forever...
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    DSMc replied to the thread So.. Free Climbing?.
    Question: If you go back and read the quoted section of the Forest Service Guide in post #2, on free climbing, and were to follow those...
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    DSMc reacted to Jonny's post in the thread Zig zag tips with Like Like.
    Ascending SRT, often climbing past the work, switching over to DdRT then coming back down to the work will never be faster or more...
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    DSMc reacted to treebing's post in the thread Scientists discover how knots work with Like Like.
    I think its a pretty cool demonstration, but unless they can come up with some better knots using this technology, than its just a neat...
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    DSMc replied to the thread What % of Climbers do you think....
    The bother was that the change could be done with the click of a carabiner. Much faster, safer for that reason.
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