crimping is what one does in climbing
when one holds via
. So why does that deserve a node to
itslef?, the answer is that crimping is evil
A hold which one can not hold except by crimping is
called a crimper and that too is evil.
I have yet to decide whether crimpers are more
evil than crimping. One can oftern choose to crimp
when there is no reason, but this is usually done
in an attempt to point out how well one can crimp
at the chagrin of others.
The reason that these things are evil is that they
lead to injury, and more to the point I am not
very good at crimping on shitty little crimpers.
In order to atain the power of the crimp one
needs the grail like fingers of steel, something
aspired to my all climbers and attained by the