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#1 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 12:39:20 am
Good trailer guys  :)

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#2 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 09:05:58 am
shame that due to a scheduling faux-pas, cliffhanger will probably be deserted.....

http://www.risingsunsheffield.co.uk/sunfest2009.html

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#3 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 09:59:28 am
So is this year's event limited to riding kid's bikes and jumping over things?!

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#4 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 10:38:02 am
Not much about cliffs and hanging then.

I must admit that while I appreciate its probably a really good day out for a lot of people and (hopefully) brings money into the local economy etc etc there's something about "an outdoor event for outdoor people" that just doesn't sit right with me.

I may well just be old fashioned, but it seems to fly in the face of why we do things like go climbing/mountain biking/running in the country to spend a day in a park rather than actually out there doing what we like to do.


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#5 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 11:35:34 am
I think its more of an "outdoor event for non outdoor people who knock about the park with an ice cream on a sunday".

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#6 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 11:39:12 am
Not much about cliffs and hanging then.

I understand there'll be a stall selling cliff thorburn themed coathangers.




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#7 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 11:48:11 am
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I understand there'll be a stall selling cliff thorburn themed coathangers.

Good idea  :)

Why limit it just to the mustachioed master ?

We could have Cliff Richard and er.......other famous Cliffs in there

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#8 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 11:57:29 am
Well I'm biased cos I'm exhibiting, but the centrepiece is a big bouldering competition in a tent, which is a lot more outdoor than most bouldering comps. Plus lots of climbing and mountain bike shops with clearance stock, and lectures/ films which you'd normally have to pay more than a fiver to see.

So if you're a 'real' climber its a good chance to socialise and pick up a bargain, if you're not its a good way to get into it. Plus, if last year's show is anything to go by, there are some fucking stunning photographs on sale in the Showroom tent.

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#9 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 02:28:08 pm
I was gonna head down, though thats mainly because I can't go biking or climbing because of injury.  Can't decide between Saturday or Sunday, though as Sunday has the senior BBC it'll probably win.

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#10 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 05:37:09 pm
In HD on vimeo:-

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#11 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 07:11:38 pm
"Cliff Thorburn is not primarily an actor, he's a snooker player, ex-snooker player!"

"Yeah, but Cliff Thorburn's not currently under a cow..."

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#12 Re: Cliffhanger 09
June 29, 2009, 07:57:06 pm
What about Skymasters or the Outdoor Show at the NEC?  What about indoor climbing walls? What about ShAFF and other moutaineering festivals; purely for the armchair climber and walter mitty punter no doubt.

What about guides, manufactured gear, blatant commercialism if you ask me.  I think all real climbers should stick to climbing with home made kit and never ever buy anything which makes the vendor a profit.

I expect Cliffhanger to be a real success and Matt mine's a pint ;)


 

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