/ NEW ARTICLE: Rad Butts - New Year Special - Everest Adventure
Creagan reports live from a location close to the east Rongbuk Glacier, Everest:
"He felt called to climb Everest's Fantasy Ridge, but by applying what he called 'the way of the sheep', or 'the ovine path.'..."
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3340
Very good, thanks.
is the first 'Retro Siege' style ascent of Everest ? :-)
I can just imagine them all gathering round the video link in Base Camp in hushed silence...
It's been 24 hours since our last update - any more news updates UKC ?
I've enjoyed the previous articles up to now, and this one is very much in the same vein, but the format and idea is starting to feel a little tired and overworked to me. It does feel as though it is a following a slightly predictable format and relies on the jokes or setups of the previous articles.
That being said, Park Front was very, very good.
I'm sure Mick/Alan will be along in a sec with statistics showing that eleven thousand people read the article from start to finish and 94% of them thought it was fantastic.
I agree. The first one I read, about the boulder, had me in stitches. The rest were way too similar.
The first two were funny ... all the rest have been crap.
"The way of the sheep is the path to true meaning."
Awsome, dude! I'm going to adopt this as my mantra.
At Rad's rate I'll not be expecting an update for at least a few weeks - time enough for me to see if The Ovine Path is the one for me.
I have to admit that contrary to other posters, I think that this is the best Rad Butts tale yet. There are so many subtle elements to it.
Thanks for your supportive feedback. It's tricky/impossible to do this sort of satirical writing and please everybody, so it's great to hear when it matches someone's taste.
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