Re-Gram: 6 Climber Problems

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This story originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of our print edition.

A few photos of climbers struggling with some of the well-known challenges unique to our sport, submitted by our readers.

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"I climbed a V0 warm-up before realizing the descent was down a slippery log. @chris_olinger took a photo while I complained about sharp things and what they would do to my crotch."
@daveizdum

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"I was visiting family in Ohio over Thanksgiving weekend. After seven days away from my home gym in Los Angeles, LA Boulders, I was just itching to get back at it."
@chrisgodley

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"When you’re so pumped from climbing that you can’t untie your knot."
@adaptclimbgroup

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"Moving is hard. Anthony Johnson (@agjohnsphotography) hauls our 16-foot crack system through the window because it wouldn’t fit through the door."
@kristina.irene

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"Got stuck in a Porta-potty at the Gunks."
@Dylan___ck

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"I gave my daughter @__katlyn__ a pat on the back after a solid climbing session at Steep World. Maybe wearing black to the gym isn’t such a good idea?"
@Trail_Jumper