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by db
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: New Bridges in American Fork Canyon
Replies: 25
Views: 7053

I found an engineer. Says he drives for the Union Pacific.

But seriously, JK what help do you need?
by db
Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: New Bridges in American Fork Canyon
Replies: 25
Views: 7053

Count me in for dumb physical labor.
by db
Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: Old schoolers
Replies: 111
Views: 41897

That shot was at the '88 Pocatello Pump. I still have that pair of lycra and could trot them out at any moment. Avert your eyes...

Brian, happy to lend you my slide scanner.
by db
Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: City Creek ([relatively] new crag)
Replies: 35
Views: 8660

Is the new crag limestone or conglomerate? I developed some stuff way up at the end of the road. It is superb limestone. But I think it's all covered in the guide. There is lots more potential on the limestone, access by car is just a hassle (or was then).
by db
Fri Jun 06, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: Old schoolers
Replies: 111
Views: 41897

I was scanning some old slides and figured, based on wardrobe alone, my peers and I are now old-timers. Doug Heinrich in the era of White Snake http://www.frankwbenson.com/images/DH_1.jpg John Storm in Hueco (on a rope!) http://www.frankwbenson.com/images/Storm2.jpg Some total 80's fashion victim. L...
by db
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: traditional utah photography
Replies: 1338
Views: 249089

Thanks for sharing. What an awesome trip! I gotta talk to Tommy about that one. Looks like too much fun.
by db
Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:42 am
Forum: Announcements/Events/Other/Statewide
Topic: Surf's up!
Replies: 20
Views: 4721

OK, now that makes the O-town thing look pretty weak. Of course it's all weak compared to Pipe on a northy.
by db
Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Announcements/Events/Other/Statewide
Topic: Surf's up!
Replies: 20
Views: 4721

two words: Costa Rica
by db
Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: Jug or not?
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

I engineered that, but confused about your question. FWIW, Juggernaut takes the direct line out the widest part of the roof. Ends at a cold-shut and a biner anchor.
by db
Tue May 27, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: easy, shady, Kolob aid routes?
Replies: 4
Views: 1480

Moonlight "locker" -- that's hilarious. AH has balls made for bowling.
by db
Mon May 26, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: local offwidth practice
Replies: 40
Views: 9303

That's Razz-Ma-Tazz and all that Jazz-- I believe. 11d. Check the book.
by db
Fri May 23, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: Announcements/Events/Other/Statewide
Topic: Politics in Utah
Replies: 15
Views: 3389

Interesting how their support seems to split out:
Obama = blacks, educated urban whites, mobilized youth vote
Hillary = older women, blue-collar whites, toothless rednecks
by db
Fri May 23, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Announcements/Events/Other/Statewide
Topic: Politics in Utah
Replies: 15
Views: 3389

In the category of forgone conclusions: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=3368965

Asking Utahns if they like McCain over Obama. Isn't this like asking a lemming if he'd like to run off a cliff with the rest of the gang?
by db
Thu May 22, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Announcements/Events/Other/Statewide
Topic: Politics in Utah
Replies: 15
Views: 3389

Dude, I feel ya'. Been here 25 years and still no answers. But I will say this -- it does seem that some people narrow their view of the world to make it seem very black and white. I think they're called blinders.
by db
Wed May 21, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: What is this route
Replies: 13
Views: 2717

There are cracks (like in Indian Creek), and then there are cracks (like between two cheeks). That line is more like the latter.

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