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Jail Escapee Must be a Boulderer

Kriseberg Jail, January 2008: Some Swedish dude escapes from prison by climbing over the building–bravo! But then he’s caught only twenty minutes later? Do the community a bit of justice and get those legs in shape, friend.

Best (or Worst?) Captions

Don’t get me wrong… I don’t hate fun, but some of the absurd captions on are more ridiculous than Tuesday Night Bouldering. Here’s one I read today in Two Quick Ascents of The Fly: “Video still of Kevin Jorgeson about to soil his trousers while falling from the top of The Fly (V14) at Rumney, New Hampshire.” First of all, did The Fly get downgraded from a route to a boulder problem? Probably. Anyway, here are some other caption and headline abominations from the same site.

Jamalots, Putty Nutz: Great April Fools Spoofs

In a strange bout of jubilation, maybe I should share a blog that isn’t mean. Just as I was starting to think that nothing climbing-related on the internet was funny, thanks to friends in the climbing industry who also happen to have far too much time on their hands, I was introduced to these…