We finally saw The Dark Knight Rises in a tiny Wyoming town an hour from where we’re currently camped for rock climbing.
While not an Olympic event, rock climbing is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as a sport.
Since most of the pedantic critiques of the film have already been voiced, let us offer a potentially new one: The climbing in this movie makes no goddamn sense.1) 95 percent of the climb Bruce Wayne makes out of the prison pit is on top rope, meaning that he’s connected to a rope that is already run through an anchor system near the top of the pit.
Its about having a really good competition,” said Honnold, whose climbs with no ropes or protection thousands of feet up cliffs, including one broadcast on “60 Minutes,” have made him the new superstar of climbing.. “A lot of rock climbers are about the spiritual aspect, of being one with nature, but to him, it’s an athletic feat,” Honnold said. “Hans is just so much more honest about all that stuff.
There are little horizontal ledges every three feet,” said Mike Farris, author of “Rock Climbing: Minnesota and Wisconsin” in the Falcon Guide series, which was just reissued. “In some of the easier climbs, you can climb it almost like a ladder, a very steep ladder, with very narrow holds.
Bruce instead decides to ignore them, and make a totally insane horizontal jump between two distant platforms.
Because we make terrible, terrible decisions when attempting to read very simple climbing routes.
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