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Guardian readers, where are you?

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 Flinticus 08 Sep 2021

Sleeping? Out foraging? Working your sourdough?

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2021/sep/08/every-climbers-worst-nightmare-sliding-drop-writer-fell-mountain-cuilllin-skye-black-ridge-wild-peaks

Thought this would have been posted here already. I think Simon Ingram worked at Trail magazine.

Post edited at 14:41
In reply to Flinticus:

"Valleys"! In the Gaidhealtachd! Never!

 kaiser 08 Sep 2021
In reply to Flinticus:

TLDR

Chap tripped over his own shoelace while fiddling with his phone and hurt his shoulder, Medevac.

Back to the sourdough...

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 felt 08 Sep 2021
In reply to kaiser:

Trail fail

I'll resume knitting that yoghurt.

In reply to Flinticus:

Click here to save thinking of an appropriate response https://www.tomforth.co.uk/guardiancomments/

OP Flinticus 08 Sep 2021
In reply to Longsufferingropeholder:

Brilliant. Thanks. Is there an equivalent for climbing centre chit chat? Probably lots of cross-over...

 magma 08 Sep 2021
In reply to felt:

> Trail fail

reminds me of Esther Dingley, only that slip was fatal...

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In reply to The Watch of Barrisdale:

But you will be happy with a dale or two?

 magma 08 Sep 2021
In reply to kaiser:

>shoelaces

if you make up facts, how can you learn anything? have you ever had an accident?

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 cragtyke 08 Sep 2021
In reply to Flinticus:

Thanks for that, it wasn't in the paper version. Good read, just shows how minor occurrences can escalate into potentially serious situations.

In reply to Dr.S at work:

Norse is perfectly acceptable.

 magma 18 Sep 2021

In reply: any thoughts on the climbing maxim: “Don’t try to do two things at once”

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