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Old June 18th, 2005, 02:14 PM   #21
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Going down is much harder as you can't see where your feet have to go so clearly. There are other physical reasons why it's harder to go down to.
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Old June 18th, 2005, 06:58 PM   #22
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It is an old rule of climbing that the way down is much more difficult than the way up. Interestingly also many animals have this problem, so fire-brigades often have to rescue cats from trees.
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Old June 19th, 2005, 03:17 AM   #23
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Here's some more information about him that I read a while back: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alain_Robert
The Alpha of The Omega.
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Old June 19th, 2005, 02:31 PM   #24
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Haha, he's just fantastic.
I don't think anyone else will ever be able to claim they climbed the world's tallest building, unnasisted and without harnesses...in the rain !
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Old June 19th, 2005, 02:42 PM   #25
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and won't be distracted by the beautiful harbour view
Lol what a great guy!
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