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Hardonicus - on 17 May 2018

"Overcoming Nothing" - A story of breaking into E0

 

GravitySucks - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"When 4c is just not that hard , and 4b is approaching a rest"

Lusk - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Which cupboard are they in?"

A tale of looking for my dusty, moth eaten rock boots.

planetmarshall on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Psychohorizontal"

One man's quest to get out of bed early enough on a Sunday to get a space in the Stanage car park.

Fredt on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"The Epic Adventures of a Bumblie" 

GrahamD - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

I chose to - drink beer, mainly.

Spartacus on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

“Touching cloth”, travels in high places for a military man. 

Bob Kemp - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

It would have been 'Downward Bound' if Warren Harding hadn't nicked it already...

claire14 on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"A high price to pay".

The day I managed to get into the carpark at Pen-Y-pass to climb Snowdon.

Fredt on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Touching the 'roid"

Hat Dude on 17 May 2018
In reply to Fredt:

You beat me to that by one minute

Hat Dude on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"The Lard Years"

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Misha - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Preposterous Bails - stories of failing to get up routes around the world. 

stevieb - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Stone Donkey

troybison - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Rock Aesthete" (the legend of a climbing story) - by one who appreciates the pure beauty of contemplating hard climbs he'll never do.

RX-78 on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

A brief history of trying.

edunn on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Eager Dreams"

claire14 on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Into thin Hair"

This narrative of the 1996  first attempt to climb Everest by a group of trainee hair stylists ended in disaster.

 'A superbly written first-person tale of loss.' The times.

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d_b on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Invisible on Everest:  I was somewhere else."

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Fredt on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Have a rest the Hard Way"

Hat Dude on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

I'm working on a sequel to the "The Lard Years"

"Savage Ribena"

How flasks of overly concentrated hot blackcurrant drink over too many years, have wrought havoc on my teeth.

Robert Durran - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Molehill of my Fear

degibbs - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Learning to Breathe" - how I learnt to control my anger whilst browsing UKC

Ramblin dave - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Diffhanger" 

Macleod on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The joy of hex

A frank tale of Scottish winter. 

Greasy Prusiks on 17 May 2018
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"Bunk off the Gym"

How to make the break through into climbing Hard Severe

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DerwentDiluted - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Cantleavethefloor I'm useless.

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troybison - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Savage Aroma - an account of high altitude latrines in the big ranges.

Presley Whippet on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Feeding the prat. 

Darron - on 17 May 2018
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Useless Conquistador

Wilberforce - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Memoirs of a Rock Punting Man

DerwentDiluted - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Shite Spider

-impressions from a lax sphincter on the '38.

 

 

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Paul Sagar - on 17 May 2018

"Alone on the A14: One man's battle to escape Cambridge"

Heartinthe highlands - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

'Classic Frock on Very Cold Climbs'

Coming out on Ben Nevis...

 

alx on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

My Ass, Your Face. An ode to failed bouldering attempts.

Tom Last - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

1001 Climbers’ Excuses, The Essential Bailers’ Guide

Pedro50 on 17 May 2018
In reply to Darron:

Conquistador of the Uterus. The memoir of a climbing playboy. 

Andy Hardy on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The bod delusion. In which a mid life crisis manifests itself in taking up bouldering, tops off (for power)

Bulls Crack - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

'Could have done better' 

Mr Lopez - on 17 May 2018
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"Dumb and dumber"

Pursued by a bear - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

'The Everest years', climbing memories of a double-glazing salesman.

T.

bouldery bits - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Kiss or kill: confessions of a serial let down. 

 

FactorXXX - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

My Climbing Memoir. 

Shani - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Joy of Crux.

MusicalMountaineer - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"The peaks grit- the epic tale of my university climbing clubs trip to birchens edge"

what the hex on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Mountains of my Wife" - A tale of pizza, sugary drinks and type 2 diabetes.

JimR - on 17 May 2018

Space below my feet ... A sad and unfulfilled life working in a half empty office block.

 

Greenbanks - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

'Dope boy' - yet another epic, off-route experience

Greenbanks - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Journey before the Lawn"

Got to get to B&Q for that moss killer

Greenbanks - on 17 May 2018
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"Secret Stomachs"

My private BBW interest

JimR - on 17 May 2018
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The baaad years ... The period spent sheepshagging

profitofdoom on 17 May 2018
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"Wot Me - Scared?"

Lemony - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Fear and Self Loathing About halfway up a Hard Severe"

John Stainforth - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"My Years Resisting the Bosch Invasion"

OwenM - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The impecunious mountaineer. 

toad - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Old. Fat. Scared. A life in well protected bimbles

tom_in_edinburgh - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Alone at the wall : a memoir of EICA Autobelay routes 2010 - 2018."

 

Robert Durran - on 17 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Last Poo Mountain  - Great pre-route dumps.

The Hate Years - Great UKC Brexit threads.

The Playboy of Europe - In my dreams.

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Spartacus on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

“The Tokenpole”

An Eastern Europeans 10 year quest to loose his shirt and break into the bouldering community.

olddirtydoggy - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

20 shades of grit

Bob Aitken - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Shambles Amongst The Alps in the Years 1966 to 2018", by A Whimper

Chris the Tall - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

One Thousand Days as a Sheep

Hat Dude on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Toils et Tempers"

A story of arduous flogs to alpine huts

Robert Durran - on 18 May 2018
In reply to tom_in_edinburgh:

> "Alone at the wall : a memoir of EICA Autobelay routes 2010 - 2018."

That is actually quite poignant

paul mitchell - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Greenbanks:

The Lard Years? Mitch

nniff - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Dumb Poodle - tales of climbing with a tart of a crag dog

Numb and Number - Scottish winter climbing

 

 

 

Chris Harris - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Pull of myself".

Tales of choosing to knock one out, rather than going climbing. 

tom_in_edinburgh - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Robert Durran:

> That is actually quite poignant

The cover art is good too.   The hero boldly standing on a big blue volume a full 15m up a double height 6c: back to the wall and gazing out over the arena.

trouserburp - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

9 out of 10 climbers - did better than me

Robert Durran - on 18 May 2018
In reply to tom_in_edinburgh:

> The cover art is good too.   The hero boldly standing on a big blue volume a full 15m up a double height 6c: back to the wall and gazing out over the arena.


Yes, a lone sad figure while all around are having fun and banter. But I think the title needs changing - I don't think there were any autobelays in 2010.

birdie num num - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Top-Ropers Tale

iksander on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Stoned Monkey

Fredt on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"A Crawl Down the Offie"

Hat Dude on 18 May 2018
In reply to paul mitchell:

> The Lard Years? Mitch

Expect a letter from my lawyers ;-)

subtle on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Climb Britain - Making It Happen

keith sanders - on 18 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

On Edge on the Crux

Big Ger - on 19 May 2018
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"Emptied myself."

"Crock Athlete"

"Punk on the gin"

"Touching the haemorrhoid"

Sean Kelly - on 19 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

A Chance on a Pillion - Biking to the Alps with  a Girl-friend

Welsh Ruck - Trevor Jones definitive book on Welsh Rugby

One Day as a Pussycat - The Life of a Top-rope Climber

Fredt on 19 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"Feeding the Cat"

A climbers life on the sofa.

steveriley - on 21 May 2018
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'Let's Go Faffing!' a charmless tale of naive enthusiasm and indecision.

DerwentDiluted - on 21 May 2018
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The Crowds on both sides.

Bank holiday puntering at Popular end.

Andy Hardy on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Just remembered one from Sophie G of this parish: "Crookrise to Grindleford"

Robert Durran - on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Endless Knot - memoirs of my worst rope management f*** ups.

David Staples - on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Dogging in the UK

Could be marketed to multiple audiences, though one specific audience would not be happy with the content.

nastyned - on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Touching the bar

One man's story of taking hours to get down from Idwal slabs and the desperate struggle to make last orders.

Gordon Stainforth - on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

If you were an Irish hillwalker I guess Wind in the Wicklows would do OK.

pec on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

"I Chose Not To Climb"

The memoirs of a climber for whom discretion was the better part of valour.

ben b - on 21 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

The Descent of Rhum with a Poodle

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fifthsunset - on 22 May 2018
In reply to Hardonicus:

Into Wet Air

Blue Straggler - on 22 May 2018
In reply to Ramblin dave:

> "Diffhanger" 

Speaking of hangers and cheesy films....

 

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