It still surprises me how frequently I get questions and comments about my crash pad from “tourists” while bouldering. Jon McCartie has a great essay discussing these often humorous exchanges.
Son: â??Look dad! Look at the rock climbers!â?ť
Dad: â??Yeah, son â?? theyâ??re practicing their rock climbing.â?ť (No, sir! This is rock climbingâ?¦ my goal is not to get strong for aid climbing.