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Black Diamond rip off ie Whippets

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Re: Black Diamond rip off ie Whippets

Postby SchralpTheGnar » Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:13 am

Don't need a helmet, got a hard, hard head
Don't need a raincoat, I'm already wet
Don't need a bandage, there's too much...blood...
After a while, seems to roll right off...hmm...

Whippet, ah...the whippet, ah...
...the whippet, ah...the whippet...

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Re: Black Diamond rip off ie Whippets

Postby covfrrider » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:46 pm

now whip it
into shape
shape it up
get straight
go forward
move ahead
try to detect it
it's not too late
to whip it
whip it good

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Re: Black Diamond rip off ie Whippets

Postby bckcntryskr » Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:45 pm

I use the pair of poles when skiing inbounds. I don't use the whippet on the resorts. The temptation to eviscerate an "out of control yaaho" is just too much. I also use the whippet during "spicier" backcountry situations. I have also found it useful as a climbing tool on talus fields. I have found the sparing of parts (3 bottoms) to be rather convenient.
Did I mention that "I hate postholing"

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