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Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Ropes, climbing and geocaching (was: good news, bad news!)

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  • Roger Banks
    Now just don t get the idea that, since you have the gear, you should be placing caches that REQUIRE the gear. -- Roger ... ===== Uncle Rojelio Austin, TX
    Message 1 of 2 , May 30, 2003
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      Now just don't get the idea that, since you have the
      gear, you should be placing caches that REQUIRE the
      gear.

      -- Roger

      --- Dan Miner <miner@...> wrote:
      > After reading all the logs for "Emma's a Goth
      > Goddess",
      > I can see I'm not the first one to think a rope and
      > climbing gear is useful for some caches! ;-)
      >
      > I just bought my first set of gear tonight. Still
      > missing a harness because they were out of my size
      > in the model I wanted. (Should be here Monday.)
      >
      > - Dan (WhiteShark)
      >
      > > From: Roger Banks
      > > Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 12:19 PM
      > >
      > > You could go practice on "Emma's a Goth Goddess".
      > I
      > > actually did use a rope on this one.
      > >
      > > -- Roger
      > >
      > > > BTW - ACS#1 (and Cliffhanger and others) have
      > > > inspired me to learn a little about ropes, knots
      > and
      > > > rock climbing. Not that any of that is REQUIRED
      > for
      > > > any cache that I have done, but being the
      > paranoid type
      > > > and afraid of heights, I'll feel safer with a
      > rope
      > > > PROPERLY tied to my harness and a solid tree.
      > > > ...just in case....
      > > >
      > > > - Dan (The paranoid WhiteShark)
      > > >
      > > > PS - Actaully, I'm not afraid of heights. I'm
      > > > afraid of the sudden stop at the end of a fall.
      > :-)
      >


      =====
      Uncle Rojelio
      Austin, TX
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