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Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 10-23-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 26,653
Posted By percious
Wow, Just, wow. Tough break. I am sorry to...

Wow,

Just, wow. Tough break. I am sorry to hear of your injury Val. It is great that you were both able to get down from the climb without incident and get the help you needed to exit the area....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-10-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,398
Posted By percious
Gerard was certainly a special dog who lived a...

Gerard was certainly a special dog who lived a full life. You should be a proud pet owner. I remember meeting Gerard the first time and how protective he was of you. It is so great that you...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-30-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,797
Posted By percious
:)

:)
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 11-30-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,571
Posted By percious
If you are new to ice climbing, NF of Gothics is...

If you are new to ice climbing, NF of Gothics is probably not a great choice. The ice is thin and hard to protect, and the area is avalanche prone. There are accidents there frequently and it...
Forum: Lost and Found 11-26-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,668
Posted By percious
What, not asking for details for...

What, not asking for details for identification???? How will you know if you return it to it's rightful owner. ::dance::

a) Do what I do, use a leaf. ~OR~ Pack it out, don't bury it. Seriously,...
Forum: Other Places 11-26-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,696
Posted By percious
There is more than one way to climb that...

There is more than one way to climb that mountain. Go in from Tibet, and you get a more challenging climb, and you get to see Tibet. I would stay away from the South col, its sort of like the...
Forum: Other Places 11-26-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By percious
The ice was flying and now that I had a belay I...

The ice was flying and now that I had a belay I was cruising. The screws came out easily and I was soon at the belay. Kevin looked dubious about the next pitch but gave it a go. He backed off.
...
Forum: Other Places 11-26-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By percious
If you like Ice Climbing, Don't move to CO

Because it's all mine dammit!

Turkey day left me restless. Time for some wilderness. The target: Black Lake.

My partner for the day, Kevin showed up promptly at my door at 5am. We packed our...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 10-29-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,591
Posted By percious
Make sure you save your cash and buy what you...

Make sure you save your cash and buy what you want after you know what you want. Don't skimp out and get those $30 czech cams just because you want to get out there. Find a leader for the gunks...
Forum: Other Places 10-10-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,298
Posted By percious
My ears are ringing.... Nice pictures. ...

My ears are ringing....

Nice pictures. We've been out in the west for about 2 months now and I am loving it. I have actually only been on one hike since we have been out here, but I have been...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-09-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,357
Posted By percious
For mountaineering, I have never seen a need for...

For mountaineering, I have never seen a need for more than 10 point crampons. Step-in crampons however, are very valuable, as they require less messing with the straps. I have a pair of cassin...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,765
Posted By percious
Thanks to everyone for your kind words. I will...

Thanks to everyone for your kind words. I will be sure to post some TRs from Colorado when life settles back to normal and I start hiking again.

-chris
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,170
Posted By percious
Love this Topic! No contact from the "Hiker...

Love this Topic! No contact from the "Hiker Hostel" in LP. And BTW, the BMW died :-( But! I replaced it with a much nicer Audi A4 Wagon. Room for Baby stuff and a few Ropes! :dance: :dance:...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-08-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By percious
Yeah, I had a steripen and ditched it. I use...

Yeah, I had a steripen and ditched it. I use this now: http://www.uvaquastar.com/ The batteries just ran out, no big deal. It has been a solid performer in comparison to the steripen.

-percious
Forum: Trip Reports 08-06-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By percious
Rules

1. If you are going to climb a slide, make sure you are actually on the slide...
2. If you are going to put bolts on a back-country climb, make sure they aren't just because you are to lazy to...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-06-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By percious
Because of the hot and sticky weather we were...

Because of the hot and sticky weather we were forced to go shirtless through the Ausable club. Hope the residents didn't mind my t-shirt tan. We were then cooling off in the beautiful cascades of...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-06-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By percious
Slide Rules!!!

Ropes and gadgets packed, John's Brook trail passed as we glided by, passing some deer and a few leanto's. Howard leanto contained a slumbering family, so good weather meant a night under the stars....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-30-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,765
Posted By percious
http://www.14ers.com/bb/profile.php?mode=viewprofi...

http://www.14ers.com/bb/profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=2080
*wink*

-percious
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-30-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,765
Posted By percious
Thanks guys. My new job is at www.nrel.gov...

Thanks guys.

My new job is at www.nrel.gov Can't wait to start. RMNF is a great place to visit. I will be about 1 hour from there.

-chris
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-29-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,765
Posted By percious
In Colorado we trust

All,

It is time for my family to move on to bigger and better things. I have lived in CT for the last 28 years and have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I will miss the beautiful autumn leaves...
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