Ladies on Trad??

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Are there any ladies out there leading trad?

Hell no! Bolts only (or seconding)
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14%
Thinking about it... trying to find the balls (and gear)
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14%
Got the balls. Borrowed the gear. Beginning the adventure
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43%
Oh yeah. Bring it on
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29%
 
Total votes: 7

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Jane
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Ladies on Trad??

Post by Jane » Wed Nov 29, 2006 2:14 pm

There seems to be a lot of strong ladies pushing sport climbing.... Im curious to find out any females are leading on trad???

Marshall
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Post by Marshall » Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:07 pm

I can think of 4 wives who climb harder than their husbands on trad... thats what marriage does to you!

Trad is for everyone. There are way more do-able trad lines than easy bolted lines.

megawat
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Post by megawat » Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:19 pm

Hell yeah!

The girl trad scene is hotting up in Josi - there is nothing like a day in the sun in magalies, clinking away up the kloof with a number 5 swinging away (thanks miss bick), ending up in the stream hours later with a handful of white chocolate chuckles (thanks bron), then hotfooting it back home over the pass with a hiveld storm chasing you all the way!

Girls do it in style...
Have Fun...

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Rastaman
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Post by Rastaman » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:19 am

Girls should stay home and make sure that supper is ready for us male climbers.
Sure chicks can climb a bit but they should rather put that energy and effort into their domestic housework.

megawat
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Post by megawat » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:50 am

Sure Rasta...the great thing about climbing without my own set of nuts is I don't have to think with them all the time... :D
Have Fun...

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fanta
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Post by fanta » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:58 am

wats wrong Rasta... are u feeling a little threatened... perhaps by some hot chicky telling you that your nuts are too small for that crack, as she steps passed you and leads it in fine style :lol:

I took an American chick climbing in the kloofs a few weeks back. She said she wanted some proper hard crack climbing. So off we went to do Sabre!!! a bloddy hard 19 of flaring smooth off width crack; which she led in fine style!!!

I can think of very few SA woman (2 or 3) that could lead this climb... and she could think of hundreds back at home...

Come girls... lets hear your say
I know for a fact that 1 of my fiancé’s goals is to climb harder than me :roll:

Hector
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Post by Hector » Thu Nov 30, 2006 6:11 pm

I sometimes cry like a girl when I'm scared - does that count...?

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