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Re: Technical Terms You've Invented for Mountaineering

Post by mtnmaneric » Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:24 pm

Fricticous slabineering
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Post by cougar » Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:22 pm

Law Firm: a set of peaks that sound like lawyers. The law firm of Engelmann, Robeson, Parnassus, and Bard. Or Edwards and Wilcox, Bierstadt and Evans. Law firm day.

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Post by nyker » Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:00 am

haha, that's a good one
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Post by jrs1965 » Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:14 am

Fatpoxia...
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Post by Fletch Lives » Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:24 pm

Slump Buster.

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Re: Technical Terms You've Invented for Mountaineering

Post by jibler » Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:47 pm

Moses-Style


using a found branch as a walking stick.


BUT - to be Moses-Style -- it has to be a fairly cool looking branch - esp. with a distinctive top section.

and it helps if you're in a super cool area too.
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Post by Marmot72 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:12 pm

I like slabineering! Hiking partners and I have found areas of "class 3 grass" - mostly in the Sangres (terrain, not cannabis). When traversing the worst of San Juan scree, Benners goes into Martian Rover Mode.
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Post by pvnisher » Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:17 pm

Has "gravalanche" been posted yet?
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Re: Technical Terms You've Invented for Mountaineering

Post by shredthegnar10 » Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:35 am

More an appropriation of classical mythology than an invented technical term, but I've occasionally referred to the tangled mess that results from a mis-thrown rope (or a lot of trees below) when throwing it to rappel down as a "Gordian Knot."
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