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bio website billynair.com
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web programming student, former code monkey of a HUGE international legal company that got too big for its own good...


Oct
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awarded  Enlightened
Oct
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awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
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awarded  Autobiographer
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Yearling
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comment Why are there ropes on fingerboards?
The first time I saw fingerboards they were hanging like this second picture, not for "monkey bars" just for pull-ups, but yeah, they require different muscles to stabilize them.
Dec
21
answered How to carry dslr camera when rock-climbing
Aug
23
answered How to maximise the chances of survival when stranded in open sea?
Aug
22
comment What are the key differences between Mountaineering and Rock Climbing?
The nose, not mountaineering in my opinion, but that is only one route, what about the east/west buttresses, maybe the gully past the east buttress would not be rock climbing and maybe more mountaineering. (just trying to be more specific to get a better answer for readers)
Aug
22
answered Tanto or Utility knife to carry mountaineering?
Aug
22
comment Why go without socks with climbing shoes?
I upvoted this answer but wanted to add to this. I climbed in Yosemite for a while and found that no socks helped on edging, but I climbed more cracks than face. Wearing socks was good because it kept the boots from smelling bad. When climbing cracks I wore socks. When I moved away from Yosemite and started doing more face I almost stopped wearing socks (but threw chalk in to help the smell ;-)
Aug
2
comment When do I need a permit to go into nature?
I guess you are right, don't count on S&R, that is just one of the reasons why I was told to get a wilderness pass in Yosemite. Maybe to search for your remains...
Aug
1
comment When do I need a permit to go into nature?
yep, when I went to go change something I erased more than I wanted and missed it when I re-typed it. Thanks for the catch, edited.
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awarded  Editor
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revised When do I need a permit to go into nature?
Added park to forest
Jul
31
answered When do I need a permit to go into nature?
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awarded  Scholar
Jul
31
accepted Are there boots made for a longer 2nd toe?
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awarded  Commentator
Jul
27
comment Are there boots made for a longer 2nd toe?
I haven't thought about lacing around the heel. In the past, I have unlaced the bottom 2 holes in my climbing shoes to allow the toe knuckle to pop up through there and that helps. I will try this and see if there is a better fit around the rest of the foot.