/ NEWS: FRI NIGHT VID: Michele Caminati on Gritstone
Michele has been visiting the gritstone, and has repeated many hard routes and boulder problems...
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Good effort on Master's Edge
Well done. Braille Trail always looks such an amazing route. Interestingly he did not seem to have to dyno the final move on Master's Edge like other climbers have. Is he taller or just has a different technique?
I think he does it the same way as others (certainly very similar to Richard Ekehead in Hard Grit) but just had more left in the tank and kept his feet on so pulled through virtually statically.
> Interestingly he did not seem to have to dyno the final move on Master's Edge like other climbers have. Is he taller or just has a different technique?
I imagine it's more likely that Font 7A moves aren't going to feel hard when you're an 8C climbing wad.
Crap belaying at 4.25. Great climbing though...
But what are the crash mats doing ( I know), get rid.
Appalling music on both vids. Whatís wrong with the natural sound as recorded on the day
> Appalling music on both vids. Whatís wrong with the natural sound as recorded on the day
I know, had to turn the sound off to watch it.
Great climbing though.
All you'd hear is wind or hiss, and every now and again if you're lucky, really loud wind.
> All you'd hear is wind or hiss, and every now and again if you're lucky, really loud wind.
Sounds like you're describing the nocturnal noises of Ms Spoon.
> Nice work
> But what are the crash mats doing ( I know), get rid.
Maybe the mats are because he's on holiday, and doesn't need to feel the need to prove anything to the likes of you. Come back when you've done it without.
> Crap belaying at 4.25.
Eh? What do you expect him to do - catch him in his arms?
Yeah that's great but... What's he done on grit?
That's funny. You must be switched on. Watch it again and answer your own question..
It's a trad climb and should be done as such.
If you can't climb the lower section without the protection of mats then don't climb it.
No need to for the pre climb trip to Bensonís for Beds.
What's next. a bouncy castle over at Widdup Wall ?
New here, huh?
Woop, woop, it's the sound of the pad police.
I usually leave the pads at home when I'm tradding but I'm not about to go preaching to other people about their climbing style.
It's all good fun as long as we remember to bow to the ethical purity and hardness of climbers past :)
Don't see the fuss about it. Why doesn't everyone solo everything if being unsafe is the only proper way to climb?
Not really a tick for End of The Affair, the start is a little lower, but good effort on the ground ups...
> If you can't climb the lower section without the protection of mats then don't climb it.
> No need to for the pre climb trip to Bensonís for Beds.
> What's next. a bouncy castle over at Widdup Wall ?
I would be interested to know how your frankly agressive cyber-attiude translates into your personal ethics at the crag.
Are you really the bastion of ethics which you'd like to impose on those more able and dedicated than yourself? If you are genuinely climbing in better style then Michele, and really challenging what you are capable of physically and mentally then I apologise and have some respect for you. If not, please keep your frankly unpleasant attitude to yourself.
> That's funny. You must be switched on. Watch it again and answer your own question..
Well Michele's obviously unhurt, and happy enough with the guy that he's still belaying on his next go.
Good on you. You're absolutely right, everything's great.
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