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Rope Climb Completed

Since my last post on this list item, I bought a rope via eBay from the very quick and friendly Sydney Rope Supplies and climbed it. The rope is 16 metres long, so that it would be able to go over a … Continue reading

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Body at 4-and-a-half months

Since my last post, I’ve been rockclimbing lots and occasionally going to the gym. On average, I’ve probably done just over one good workout per week. My gym program involved supersets, which means I have to somehow get access to two sets … Continue reading

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Overhang Rockclimb Completed

After writing my last post on this list item, I was so keen to finish it by the deadline that we went tonight after dinner. The centre wasn’t very busy and I attempted the green overhang first. On my first attempt, I let go … Continue reading

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Rockclimbing Deadline Set

I’ve been to indoor rockclimbing twice since my last post, once at each centre. The first of the two trips was to Villawood, two or three weeks ago. I climbed to the top of a 25-to-35-degree overhang bouldering wall, the … Continue reading

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Three Month Measurement

It’s been a while since my last post on this list item. On average, I’ve been going rockclimbing once a fortnight and the gym once a fortnight. I figured it was time to get measured and get a new gym … Continue reading

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Rockclimbing Progress

Time for a progress update! It’s been a while since my first post on this list item and I’ve been twice more since then. The previously-mentioned rockclimbing centre has few overhangs to practice on, but I made some minor progress … Continue reading

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Knotted Rope Triumph

In my last post, I mentioned a knotted rope at an indoor rockclimbing centre. Yesterday, I triumphed over that 15-metre-high knotted rope. I climbed to the top, using the same technique mentioned in my last post. Hurrah for biceps and … Continue reading

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Rockclimbing Alternative

Due to very bad weather forecasts (snow overnight, 30kmh+ winds), we cancelled the hike I mentioned in my last post. Instead, we went indoor rockclimbing at a place I’ve never been before, where the walls are twice as high as … Continue reading

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Rope Climbing

The Goal Climb a rope. I haven’t yet decided on the height, or whether it’s cheating to have (widely-spaced) knots in the rope. Doing it without using my legs would be rather awesome, but I’m not sure I’ll get as … Continue reading

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Climb an Overhang Wall

The Goal At an indoor rockclimbing centre, climb to the top of a wall that has an overhang section. The overhang section probably needs to be at least 2m to count, so my back is (almost) parallel to the ground … Continue reading

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