/ NEWS: Chris Davies Climbs Major New Problem in North Wales
The as yet ungraded problem, now named My Own Private Idaho, is "potentially the hardest thing that I have climbed so far" according to Chris.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=60471
>The name, we assume, comes from the 1991 film My Own Private Idaho, starring Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix, an excellent portrayal of two young gay 'hustlers'. Trailer below.
It was a B52's track first. As for the origin of the name:
"I've named it due to the fact that the peace, tranquility and for the most part, the solitude of the area. It really is a very special place to be on the right day, and today was just amazing"
Any other gay film recommendations?
Not many off the top of my head, but if you speak German you could try Ich bin meine eigene Frau which is a really interesting film based on a true story.
Nice quote from Chris there too. Does look like a special place.
Well done Chris, what a super looking problem, never climbed there myself, but hoping to get up there this spring!
And good work digging up Chris' quote Shark.
> Top Gun?
"The film's title is derived from the song "Private Idaho" by the B-52's that Van Sant heard while visiting the state in the early 1980s"
Waddage for your German gay film knowledge. I look forward to other leftfield links to trailers. You could make it an artform.
And of course wad points to CJD for realising the problem.
> Gladiator ?
Take that back >:(
With a bit more research you might have found this (see below) ;-)
Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoo
You're living in your own Private Idaho
Living in your own Private Idaho
Underground like a wild potato.
Don't go on the patio.
Beware of the pool,
blue bottomless pool.
It leads you straight
right throught the gate
that opens on the pool.
I like his blocs too ;p
"why are people commenting on gay films and not chris's achievement"
Maybe because it's an interesting link and because the best acheivements speak for themselves?
In reply to morgan: d'oh!
Nope... didn't see the thread before and didn't read the dates. I would say though that just because you are paranoid it doesn't mean they are not after you ;-)
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