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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:08 pm 
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At the crag today for our "after work session" Chris tries a scary route so I ask " hey you pushing the boat out today?" "No", he replies, "more like swept out by the tide"


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:13 am 
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“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:45 am 
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While climbing at Strubens, my French mate is sitting legs splayed against the face. My other mate Clive chirps "interesting position".... I add "yes, its the French frog". Romain the Frenchmen looks down at me and sarcastically responds "I see you've travelled"

:lol: put me in my place, I haven't been out of the country much.... in fact I haven't been out of strubens much :cry: kids :?


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:28 pm 
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Fact: it is more dangerous to go climbing at a venue that is further from home. Reason: statistics suggest that you are 4 times more likely to die driving than you are climbing.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:27 pm 
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"I didn’t become successful in my field because I’m bigger or more intelligent than others. No, I became successful because I had the willpower to fail, and to try it again, again and again." Reinhold Messner

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:51 am 
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Ghaznavid wrote:
Fact: it is more dangerous to go climbing at a venue that is further from home. Reason: statistics suggest that you are 4 times more likely to die driving than you are climbing.


Most car accidents occur within 2 miles of home though!!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:33 am 
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Climbing last weekend with two 'old guys' Ed and Tinie (who are both still climbing harder than me).

I remarked that "The older I get, the more I jam"..
Tinie replied with "and the more you jam, the more trouble you get into".


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:50 pm 
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Happy new year - may your rack be large and your nuts well placed...

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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2014 12:09 pm 
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On Facebook today relating to the Night Helicopter Rescue in the Magaliesberg Mountains...

"Well done MSAR on another successful recovery"

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" :) If the person is alive we call it a rescue"

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