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Forum: General Chat 07-30-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,278
Posted By blacklotus
The tone of my OP was too acrid, but I'm still...

The tone of my OP was too acrid, but I'm still perplexed about this place.

A couple months ago I got to climb not really with, but among the head route setter there. Seemed like an okay guy, and...
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-16-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,300
Posted By blacklotus
who among you trains?

By "training" I don't mean working indoor endurance circuits. That could be a part of one's training program, and maybe even a big part, depending on your climbing goals. But I'm wondering, who...
Forum: Climbing Chat 04-16-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,935
Posted By blacklotus
skinsk - I totally missed your entry, and I'm not...

skinsk -
I totally missed your entry, and I'm not sure how. Maybe in the past I had only searched for gyms or crags in Uiwang? Anyway, Eric - if you read this, feel free to delete my entry.

And...
Forum: General Chat 04-03-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,278
Posted By blacklotus
K2 gym in Seoul - what the hell?

Who climbs here, anyway? I've been climbing for more than a decade and climb hard. I visited this place just out of curiosity and was just bewildered. Desk staff look like they work at a hotel,...
Forum: Suggestions/Ideas 11-23-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,964
Posted By blacklotus
Exclamation correcting bad information - how / why not?

수리산 (Surisan) (http://www.koreaontherocks.com/climbing/areas.php?area_id=282) - crag

I probably would have moved to Gunpo in 2011 if I'd known 수리산 has...
Forum: Upcoming Trips 03-10-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,464
Posted By blacklotus
And you need to walk southward from Gwanak...

And you need to walk southward from Gwanak station.

Check this map for the specific area: http://g.co/maps/a4zpp
Forum: Upcoming Trips 03-09-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,464
Posted By blacklotus
I thought I had replied to this thread, but I...

I thought I had replied to this thread, but I guess the message didn't get posted? Anyway, I never made it out there myself and am leaving Korea in just 4 days.

But rocks do exist, and if you go to...
Forum: Upcoming Trips 12-15-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,464
Posted By blacklotus
bouldering in Anyang area

Coming north from Anyang on highway 1 (시흥대로) I can see what appear to be many granite boulders and slabs a little bit before the art park intersection...
Forum: Climbing Chat 11-27-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,026
Posted By blacklotus
how hard do you climb?

I'm somewhat often asked this, in the form of 'what grade?' I don't really care much, because I'm not competitive. Koreans climbers tend to be more competitive. Today, however, I climbed with the...
Forum: Site Suggestions & Feedback 11-26-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,037
Posted By blacklotus
information updating

There is a lot of rather bad (simply incorrect, poorly explained, or outdated) information on this site. Is there any way the pages for climbing locations can be converted to a 'wiki'...
Forum: Climbing Chat 11-16-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,968
Posted By blacklotus
Map (http://nmap.do/G3X4CT). KOTR page...

Map (http://nmap.do/G3X4CT).

KOTR page (http://www.koreaontherocks.com/climbing/areas.php?area_id=110&q=area_city%3D48%26sort%3Dname%26).

I've never been here before, but I hear good things about...
Forum: Climbing Chat 09-30-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,340
Posted By blacklotus
I'm presently climbing here (half out of...

I'm presently climbing here (half out of desperation, since the nearest alternative is 45 minutes away). It is the weirdest gym I have ever been to, anywhere. Instead of climbing, people do "yoga"...
Forum: Climbing Chat 09-20-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,920
Posted By blacklotus
trying to find Insubong Campsite Boulders

If you can link me to map showing the location of the Campsite Boulders, I'd appreciate that a lot.

On the map image here I have identified what appears to 수억암, but I could not...
Forum: Climbing Chat 07-17-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,050
Posted By blacklotus
Hi. I'm guessing you mean summer break? Anyway,...

Hi. I'm guessing you mean summer break? Anyway, if those are the dates, then it's cool.

I'm looking for people to visit the Insubong Campsite Boulders. Do you boulder?

Also, 노원...
Forum: Climbing Chat 07-06-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,088
Posted By blacklotus
@willpower: Your explanation of the shop owner's...

@willpower:

Your explanation of the shop owner's suggestion that I get an Arc'teryx model seems plausible. And in general, what you wrote has been useful for me to consider.

Today I was about to...
Forum: Site Suggestions & Feedback 07-03-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,370
Posted By blacklotus
posting anything on this website

Using Firefox it seems like a cookie expires in a few minutes. Maybe not that short. But seriously, by the time I've actually gone to post my message or comment I'm usually logged out : /
Forum: Climbing Chat 06-26-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,088
Posted By blacklotus
Well, what I'm ultimately saying is: if you...

Well, what I'm ultimately saying is: if you would like to recommend a shop with a simple, direct way of doing business, then please do.

But no, I wouldn't post something as simple as an observation...
Forum: Climbing Chat 06-23-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,088
Posted By blacklotus
outdoor retail in Korea - business practices & ethics

A couple weeks ago I visited the shops in Jongno, in search of a harness. And this last week I visited my local Camp 4 shop. I almost didn't visit the Camp 4 shop again. Why? I walked away from...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-29-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,498
Posted By blacklotus
Hey Les. Thanks for the response. I've been...

Hey Les. Thanks for the response.

I've been climbing for about nine years. I climb hard.

One trouble is I'm relatively shy. Not shy among climbers, but that assumes I can communicate with them. ...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-24-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,498
Posted By blacklotus
Korean gyms - 'members only'

Of the four gyms in my area (Anyang) none of them charges a daily rate.

I feel so frustrated over this, because I'd like to visit other gyms from time to time instead of only climbing at ONE.

At...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-20-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,978
Posted By blacklotus
skinsk: I think you're right about the mountain...

skinsk: I think you're right about the mountain culture in Korea. Rock climbing historically developed (in practically everywhere with mountains) as an offshoot of mountain walking, or as most...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-18-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,978
Posted By blacklotus
bouldering & climbing culture in Korea

I have noticed that most climbers in Korea train by route climbing on horizontally long, but vertically short walls. Doing what we in English sometimes call circuit training. Only the routes are...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-15-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,894
Posted By blacklotus
That's helpful to know about the staff on a...

That's helpful to know about the staff on a weekday.

In general, weekdays may have a different atmosphere from weekend days.

I'm going to visit again on the weekend (eventually) and actually...
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-15-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,894
Posted By blacklotus
hours

However, this place IS open on weekends. So if it's rainy on the weekend or you haven't got partners or just feel like training, it might be worth your money :)
Forum: Climbing Chat 05-15-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,894
Posted By blacklotus
I visited as well. No one was working when I...

I visited as well. No one was working when I came. I and a native Korean climber who spoke good English both kind of milled around for 20 minutes, waiting for someone to talk to us. I spoke...
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