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shorti
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Hey Jupiter

Postby shorti » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:36 am

Thanks for the article and kief pics! I would love to go out there to confirm the grade and all that, but judging by the pictures it doesn't quite look like my style of climbing :cyclops:

PaulB
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Re: Hey Jupiter

Postby PaulB » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:19 pm

Looks rad... I love how he makes it sound like a 20, but then says, 'this move feels about font 8a', ouch....

andrew p
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Re: Hey Jupiter

Postby andrew p » Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:50 pm

Ya well done Steve, looks like a pretty aesthetic line, I must try find some time to try it over coming months... it would be great to see a capie take a weekend off Rocklands and try it, looks pretty bouldery - any takers..Marijus?

Andrew

Heinrich
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Re: Hey Jupiter

Postby Heinrich » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:54 pm

Hear hear!! Andrew, I agree. Marijus: you're SA's strongest climber, by far! it'll be rad! 8A is so well within your capability you'll cruize that line!

stuboy
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Re: Hey Jupiter

Postby stuboy » Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:34 am

Well done old boy, great to see the 45+ guys doing stuff and big stuff at that. Keep it up!
Stuart

mokganjetsi
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Re: Hey Jupiter

Postby mokganjetsi » Wed Jul 15, 2009 12:56 pm

awe oom steve - thanks for the inspiration. pretty sure i will peak around 50

he shorts, you say the route is not your "style" - meaning "hard"???? hehehe mayeb we can climb grade 30 in our lifetime......


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