Magaliesberg tradathon was rad

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DolphinDawie
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Magaliesberg tradathon was rad

Post by DolphinDawie » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:22 pm

That was an awesome event!

The events of the day once again prove conclusively that trad climbing is the superior climbing discipline.

Well done to Deirdre, Simon and team.

oubaas
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Re: Magaliesberg tradathon was rad

Post by oubaas » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:20 pm

How does it prove that trad is the superior climbing discipline?

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Re: Magaliesberg tradathon was rad

Post by clickbutt » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:45 pm

I'll just leave this here:
http://www.climbing.com/news/real-rock-climber/
So the only true form of climbing is free soloing while placing gear and building anchors but not using either for protection? You're just sticking them in the rock for the hell of it, and if you fall, you die?
Yes. Free solo trad requires all the boldness and technical prowess of true climbing.
ps. Tradathon was awesome as always. :thumleft:

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Re: Magaliesberg tradathon was rad

Post by Gobsmacked » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:13 pm

Without contributing to the inflammatory nature of the contents of the above posts - I must agree that it was an excellent event enjoyed by the participants - thank you Simon and Deidre!

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