'Gear Up + Get Out' contest with The North Face ($1,000 gear prize!)

Enter your caption to win! Starting today, GearJunkie and The North Face have teamed up to launch the “Gear Up + Get Out Sweepstakes.” Each month we’ll post a chance to win up to $1,000 in gear (from The North Face, of course) through a series of unique contests where creativity and reader submissions can reap big rewards.

Contest No. 1 starts today with a climbing theme, and by entering below or here you can win some sweet ultralight gear, including a pack, shell jacket, and two apparel pieces from The North Face’s Verto Climb Collection. Five winners in all.

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To Enter:
1) ^^^ Click the Facebook “LIKE” button just above this sentence
2) In the comments section below, enter your caption. That’s it!

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Photo © Cory Richards, courtesy of The North Face

Hint: For your caption, be fun, humorous, or real, but stay clean and don’t be crude. We’ll pick winners later this month with the best, most interesting and/or funny answer to win items from The North Face prize pack below. Five winners in all.

Note: *If you have already “Liked” the GearJunkie on Facebook in the past, you can skip this step above (step #1). Also, you can enter as many captions as you want, just keep the quality high. Be sure to include your email when you submit on the comments form below so we can contact the winners. Good luck!

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“Gear Up + Get Out” prizes: The North Face Verto Micro Hoodie, Verto Pro jacket, Verto 32 Pack, Litho Tee

Posted by Hector - 03/12/2013 06:29 PM

Yeah! You can just call me The Gecko! All I need now is a damsel in distress!

Posted by Michael Leong - 03/12/2013 06:35 PM

Oh Damn, I think I forgot to finish tying into the rope…

Posted by Brad - 03/12/2013 06:52 PM

¡ɹǝʇɐʍ ˙˙˙ǝsɐǝld ˙˙˙¡ɹǝʇɐʍ

Posted by Brad - 03/12/2013 07:00 PM

Dangit, Apple Maps! Why did I listen to you again!?

Posted by Brad - 03/12/2013 07:04 PM

Hey, Robin! This is a lot harder than pretend-climbing a Gotham building sneaking up on the Joker and his henchmen.

Posted by Brad - 03/12/2013 07:05 PM

¡ǝıqɯooooz-z-z-z ¡dןǝɥ

Posted by Roy - 03/12/2013 07:14 PM

Dodgy belay.
I don’t care… I’d rather fall than call Cory for Help.

Posted by Shawn Gaffney - 03/12/2013 07:31 PM

I wish that I had an awesome black pack to hold my extra jackets in!

Posted by Andrew - 03/12/2013 07:34 PM

Climbing Rocks!

Posted by Shawn - 03/12/2013 07:39 PM

Fingers, oh fingers, I love you so! Whatever you do, please don’t let go!

Posted by rob - 03/12/2013 07:41 PM

“That damn girl better still be naked when i get there”

Posted by Antoine - 03/12/2013 07:41 PM

Don’t look down!

Posted by Pierre - 03/12/2013 08:36 PM

Fat fingers and thin cracks don’t mix.

Posted by Tom - 03/12/2013 08:46 PM

This isn’t the rock where i parked my car

Posted by chris placko - 03/12/2013 08:47 PM

“Now, Was I going up… or coming back down?”

Posted by Zach - 03/12/2013 08:48 PM

“Is my crack showing?”

Posted by Ken - 03/12/2013 08:49 PM

“I am so addicted… Crack all over my fingers”

Posted by Craig Olmsted - 03/12/2013 08:50 PM

This will be the greatest treasure hunt ever!!

Posted by Bill - 03/12/2013 08:50 PM

Tickle, tickle, tickle.

Posted by Dustin - 03/12/2013 08:51 PM

I like turtles!

Posted by Brian Wood - 03/12/2013 08:51 PM

“Are you sure I left my keys up there?”

Posted by Dan - 03/12/2013 08:52 PM

Now which crack am I suppose to open up and deliver the warm Coors light again?

Posted by Tyler Tiger - 03/12/2013 08:53 PM

“Joining the Spider-Man Training Club was a horrible decision.”

Posted by Elizabeth - 03/12/2013 08:54 PM

Don’t worry. This rope is thoroughly tested. It’s held hundreds of big falls. So you’re probably okay.

or another fave. Summit or plummet

Posted by jonah osgood - 03/12/2013 08:54 PM

Sure hope I packed the Northface gear!

Posted by Brandon Crummett - 03/12/2013 08:55 PM

Are you sure this is faster than taking the stairs?

Posted by Paul - 03/12/2013 08:55 PM

The only reason I’m up this high is because The North Face made me do it.

Posted by Jessica - 03/12/2013 08:56 PM

“From that camera angle you won’t even be able to tell that I’m just sprawled out in the middle of the road!”

Posted by Chad Santos - 03/12/2013 08:58 PM

hmmm, I wonder whats for dinner. Dang it, focus man, focus.

Posted by Fletcher - 03/12/2013 08:58 PM

Does this jacket make my arm look long?

Posted by Pat Terry - 03/12/2013 08:59 PM

I just wished North Face made Helmets.

Posted by Adam Young - 03/12/2013 08:59 PM

“At this point i’d do anything to be stuck between a rock and a hard place!”

Posted by Mike Barnett - 03/12/2013 09:00 PM

Answer the phone… let it go to voicemail… answer the phone… let it go to voicemail…

Posted by Michael Genovese - 03/12/2013 09:00 PM

Milk was a bad idea!

Posted by Travis - 03/12/2013 09:02 PM

The North Face gear makes this easy, but not if you stand on the rope down there.

Posted by Josh del Villar - 03/12/2013 09:03 PM

Effin Tobey Macguire! You never did this you liar!

Posted by Becky Gunn - 03/12/2013 09:04 PM

I hope I remembered to turn the oven off.

Posted by Adam Young - 03/12/2013 09:06 PM

The influence of the human spirit is defined by the willingness to hang on, no matter how small or painful the grasp may be.

Posted by DaveO - 03/12/2013 09:14 PM

With three pitches left to go, Steve realized that his breakfast of granola, probiotic yogurt and black coffee had been a tactical error.

Posted by Lisa Lopez - 03/12/2013 09:14 PM

“Reach for greatness!”

Posted by Jack - 03/12/2013 09:14 PM

“Where’s that next draw at??”

Posted by Mathew Freeman - 03/12/2013 09:15 PM

Huh? Oh! I must’ve been sleepclimbing again…

Posted by Stephen - 03/12/2013 09:16 PM

Did I close the garage door?

Posted by Dan Kidder - 03/12/2013 09:16 PM

That high fiber diet my new hippie girlfriend has me on has to start working now? RIGHT NOW?!

Posted by Tasha Long - 03/12/2013 09:20 PM

(to the tune of american pie) i climb at impossible heights, but my fingers are so nimble i could give you high five..good ol’ boys, man i left ‘em behind..mmmm mmmm mmm mmmmm mmm mmmm mm mmmm mmm mmmmmm

Posted by Drew Ocon - 03/12/2013 09:20 PM

Gotcha! Im a master at camera angles… Im actually just crawling on the ground!

Posted by Bon - 03/12/2013 09:22 PM

I wonder if this photo really looks like we’re climbing instead of actually crawling on top of a rock!

Posted by Bon - 03/12/2013 09:27 PM

Suddenly, Jack realized this wasn’t the easy climb section he was supposed to take the 3rd grade field trip kids on….

Posted by Angelica Zdanewicz - 03/12/2013 09:27 PM

Collect Moments. Not things.

Posted by Bon - 03/12/2013 09:28 PM

I’m just saying you’ve never seen me and Spider-Man in the same room together….

Posted by Randy - 03/12/2013 09:31 PM

“Say YES to crack!”

Posted by Hideyoshi - 03/12/2013 09:35 PM

Hey,I’m not in “The Lord of the Rings”!

Posted by Iris Eastburn - 03/12/2013 09:35 PM

Oh Crap – a flock of birds!

Posted by mike - 03/12/2013 09:35 PM

“Kiaaaaaaa” or “passsssssaaaaaaat”. He’s climbing something extremely difficult so naturally he will be saying long drawn out foreign sounding car names

Posted by Sean A - 03/12/2013 09:40 PM

“I just shit my pants.”

Posted by Ste Rumbelow - 03/12/2013 09:40 PM

This is cracking me up…

Posted by Matt Johnson - 03/12/2013 09:45 PM

No honey, I didn’t say I wished that YOU had big jugs…

Posted by Bryan - 03/12/2013 09:46 PM

What would Alex Honnold do?

Posted by Lars Erickson - 03/12/2013 09:48 PM

Would it be possible to get a sandwich up here?

Posted by David - 03/12/2013 09:50 PM

I wear The North Face because I actually do this, not so others at the bar on Friday night think I do.

Posted by David - 03/12/2013 09:53 PM

Crud.. I think I left the coffee pot on…

Posted by Sarah E. - 03/12/2013 09:57 PM

My mom always told me to say no to crack.

Posted by Nicole Johnson - 03/12/2013 09:58 PM

Was that a left or right at the fork?

Posted by Brett - 03/12/2013 10:00 PM

And my guidance counselor said I would never amount to anything…


Uh, oh… finger cramp, FINGER CRAAAAAMP!


Hold up Jim, that’s not my good side


What are you complaining about down there? YOU’RE the one who suggested we go get high!

Posted by Reuben Russell - 03/12/2013 10:03 PM

“ That bowl of All Bran- Extra Fiber cereal was a bad idea…”

Posted by Colleen - 03/12/2013 10:03 PM

I know it was plan B for today but if you don’t have any good beta for my left hand we might be taking flying lessons today!

Posted by adam happensack - 03/12/2013 10:09 PM

someone didn’t wipe this crack clean! i have TP on my finger!

Posted by Don - 03/12/2013 10:09 PM

My “Spidisense” is tingling.

Posted by Dustin S. - 03/12/2013 10:12 PM

Crack climbing is the greatest. Now all I need is Cedar Wright below me to poop on.

Link for context:

Posted by Greg - 03/12/2013 10:12 PM

“That spare key is right here…”

Posted by omar - 03/12/2013 10:20 PM

You’re scaling behind me bro!

Posted by Angela - 03/12/2013 10:22 PM

He really thinks that NOW is a good time to yell out he’s in love with me?

Posted by Ben - 03/12/2013 10:25 PM

The map said the escalator would be right…around…here…..damn!

Posted by kevin - 03/12/2013 10:27 PM

Did I leave the water running at home?

Posted by Lyn Michael - 03/12/2013 10:30 PM

I’ve seen bigger cracks on plumbers than these

Posted by Eli Persing - 03/12/2013 10:32 PM

“Rock! Just kidding. “

Posted by Pat Perkins - 03/12/2013 10:35 PM

Hey, you should totally lead this pitch he said; it’s super fun! Oooooh crap, where’s my last piece? Phewwww just breath.. Fluffy bunnies, gumdrops, ice cold beer in the car..

Posted by Kango - 03/12/2013 10:53 PM

Wait…did I leave the oven on?

Posted by R - 03/12/2013 11:31 PM

Great, now my left hand is crimping up…

Posted by Mike C - 03/12/2013 11:34 PM

Are you sure you know the muffin man? Cuz this is a long ways from Drury Lane!

Posted by con - 03/12/2013 11:52 PM

stretch…stretch…hybrid verto for the win!

Posted by Austin - 03/12/2013 11:56 PM

He can sport climb with trad gear. He is… the most interesting climber in the world.

Posted by Marc - 03/13/2013 12:00 AM

I love sticking four fingers into a crack.

Posted by Rema Morrow - 03/13/2013 12:11 AM

You put your right hand in, you put right hand…wait! What if the hokey pokey is what it is ALL about?

Posted by Teresa Jones - 03/13/2013 12:43 AM

Does this rock make my butt look big?

Posted by Chanc Mahan - 03/13/2013 12:52 AM

I gotta Pee!

Posted by Jonathan Hart - 03/13/2013 01:13 AM

This is the thing I love.

Posted by David Nguyen - 03/13/2013 01:28 AM

Are we there yet?

Posted by Teo - 03/13/2013 02:11 AM

I’m gonna catch that camerman, it is just a question of time :)

Posted by Noam Gal - 03/13/2013 03:05 AM

Hey, dude! Did you remember to carry some TP with you?

Posted by Michael Gray - 03/13/2013 03:10 AM

Go Go Gadget Arm.

Posted by Robert - 03/13/2013 03:29 AM

Found: Transcendence.

Posted by Robert - 03/13/2013 03:30 AM

Found: Humility.

Posted by Robert - 03/13/2013 03:32 AM

Found: The only place safe from the Harlem Shake.

Posted by Robert - 03/13/2013 03:34 AM

Today’s To-Do List: Forget the to-do list and Live Full.

Posted by Robert - 03/13/2013 03:35 AM

Another day at the office sponsored by The North Face.

Posted by Chris Russell - 03/13/2013 04:20 AM

“When they say crack kills, was this what they meant?”

Posted by Chris Russell - 03/13/2013 04:37 AM

“I guess I can say I’m a dealer of crack.”

Posted by Ola Morken - 03/13/2013 04:38 AM

My nailguy will kill me..

Posted by Chris Russell - 03/13/2013 04:45 AM

“Time to get high off this crack…”

Posted by Art S - 03/13/2013 04:49 AM

Oh, hangnail again.

Posted by Ed - 03/13/2013 04:56 AM

Did I turn the stove off?

Posted by Anna Van L - 03/13/2013 05:40 AM

Bugger…I need to sneeze…no wiggle the nose, deep breath, smile, ahhh it’s passed…..no, no attchoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow

Posted by Ryan - 03/13/2013 06:00 AM

The crack is so close I can smell it!

Posted by damiano - 03/13/2013 06:17 AM

I’ve a little itch to the nose…

Posted by Tim - 03/13/2013 06:29 AM

“I think I forgot to turn off the stove.”

Posted by Charles Alexander - 03/13/2013 06:33 AM

What! I could’ve flown up here?

Posted by Rob N - 03/13/2013 07:24 AM

Hand hold, check, ropes, check, anti gravity boots? anti gravity boots? Mr. Spock!!!!!!!!!

Posted by George B - 03/13/2013 07:27 AM

Hey! Who glued this quarter down?

Posted by Sherry Friedrichs - 03/13/2013 07:35 AM

I’ve found the only kind of crack that I need to get high…

Posted by Sherry Friedrichs - 03/13/2013 08:09 AM

North Face, this crack, and my determination, are the only things I need to get high on life…

Posted by sheila goss - 03/13/2013 08:11 AM

Okay, how can I do this?…Mom said I should never ‘crack’ my knuckles….

Posted by Dylan Kunkel - 03/13/2013 08:22 AM

Go for a hike, he said… it’ll be fun, he said…

Posted by James Mackeddie - 03/13/2013 08:29 AM

If only I’d been bitten by a radioactive spider

Posted by James V - 03/13/2013 08:46 AM

Hold my beer, watch this!

Posted by Staydog - 03/13/2013 08:56 AM

ops!! mhhh.. why I’m here? Where is my chiringuito cocktail?

Posted by Thomas K - 03/13/2013 09:14 AM

This map said this spot was flat…

Posted by Damiano Povoleri - 03/13/2013 09:14 AM

mmhhm.. have i locked the car?

Posted by Seth L. - 03/13/2013 09:25 AM

North Face gear…built for the north face.

Posted by Seth L. - 03/13/2013 09:26 AM

The North Face…just another day at the office.

Posted by Seth L. - 03/13/2013 09:28 AM

The North Face…Get outside and LIVE!

Posted by Liz - 03/13/2013 09:52 AM

When we show this picture to mom, we’ll just rotate it.

Posted by John Butler - 03/13/2013 10:15 AM

I don’t get stuck between rocks and hard places… I climb my way to my destination.

Posted by Nick - 03/13/2013 10:36 AM

Red jacket? Check! Red harness? Check! Red chalk bag? Check! Red shoes? Forgot those at the bottom. This photo shoot is ruined!

Posted by Alexander Bouffard - 03/13/2013 10:39 AM

“I knew I should have pooped before this!”

Posted by Steven Ollila - 03/13/2013 11:02 AM

So a duck walks into a bar…

Posted by Ryan Stefani - 03/13/2013 11:23 AM

Make sure the logo on my back is in focus!

Posted by Ryan Stefani - 03/13/2013 11:26 AM

Wait… I’m supposed to leave the crack at the NEXT belay.

Posted by Sam - 03/13/2013 11:51 AM

..BUt here’s my NUMber..
………..SOO call me MAYbe…

Posted by Scott McMullin - 03/13/2013 12:05 PM

I hope my lat anchor is bomber!

Posted by kaleb krause - 03/13/2013 12:32 PM

When you told me you knew where the best crack was, I thought we were going to hit up Lake Street.

Posted by Sean - 03/13/2013 01:33 PM

Those guys in the Mountain Project generic thread were right, the grades here are totally soft.

Posted by Patrick - 03/13/2013 01:37 PM

“It’s not that difficult” That’s what she said.

Posted by Werner - 03/13/2013 01:41 PM

After this i need a seriously cold beer

Posted by The Belgian - 03/13/2013 01:50 PM

Higher, baby
Get higher, baby!
Get higher, baby!
And don’t ever come down!
Rang dang diggedy dang di-dang
Rang dang diggedy dang di-dang
Rang dang diggedy dang di-dang
Diggedy dang di-dang diggedy dang di-dang

Posted by Garry - 03/13/2013 01:57 PM

and then I found five dollars

Posted by Robin - 03/13/2013 02:23 PM

I’m climbing to cloud nine!

Posted by Robin - 03/13/2013 02:27 PM

This is vertical perfection

Posted by Robin - 03/13/2013 02:34 PM

Hey, don’t photobomb me!

Posted by Ew - 03/13/2013 02:37 PM

“1,573 cracks on the wall, 1,573 cracks. Take one down, pass it around…”

Posted by Kelly D - 03/13/2013 03:14 PM

Must not look down!

Posted by Jon Davis - 03/13/2013 03:26 PM

This isn’t as think as you hard it is…

Posted by Dave - 03/13/2013 03:56 PM

“This camera guy is making me nervous!”

Posted by Erin - 03/13/2013 04:13 PM

Bacon…man, I want some bacon!

Posted by Tim - 03/13/2013 04:57 PM

Errr.. Scott, are you really sure my safety rope is actually your WASHING LINE?!

Posted by Jordan - 03/13/2013 04:58 PM

You mean to tell me someone actually climbed this without ropes?

Posted by Max - 03/13/2013 05:46 PM

Vertigo much?

Posted by Lance Seberg - 03/13/2013 06:39 PM

I’ll always climb to the top with North Face gear.

Posted by Bryce - 03/13/2013 10:05 PM

Take the damn picture already!

Posted by Paul - 03/13/2013 10:35 PM

Cramp! OMG! Cramp!

Posted by Sean - 03/13/2013 10:57 PM

Wait… Did I leave the stove on?

Posted by Aaron - 03/13/2013 11:02 PM

If she doesn’t go on a date with me later tonight, this is the last frisbee I help retrieve.

Posted by Andy - 03/13/2013 11:02 PM

I really should have gone left back there.

Posted by Poli - 03/14/2013 03:22 AM

Damm, I should’ve listen to my mother…

Posted by Kelsey - 03/14/2013 06:00 AM

Best Facebook status update ever!

Posted by faraz - 03/14/2013 07:07 AM

Why is there a rope?

Posted by Kelsey - 03/14/2013 08:29 AM

First thing on my bucket list…and possibly the last!

Posted by Dylan S - 03/14/2013 10:01 AM

Started from the bottom now we here…

Posted by Joel - 03/14/2013 10:02 AM

I KNOW I left that key here somewhere.

Posted by Dan - 03/14/2013 10:44 AM

“Right over here kids, you’ll see the igneous rock called diorite as marked by darkened intrusions on the wall face.” Exclaimed Mr. Salvatore, the best Earth science teacher ever, as he searched to set the next anchor.

Posted by Jon - 03/14/2013 11:07 AM

ARGH!! Paparazzi again?!?!?

Posted by Jon - 03/14/2013 11:11 AM

Don’t look down,don’t look down, don’t look down!

Posted by Brian - 03/14/2013 11:22 AM

and the wheels on the bus go round and woa…round round and round

Posted by Joel - 03/14/2013 11:25 AM

Vertical Perfection

Posted by steve - 03/14/2013 11:31 AM

Hey ma! look no hands!

Posted by Amanda M - 03/14/2013 01:09 PM


Posted by Luke L. - 03/14/2013 02:34 PM

Dude, I really have to poop.

Posted by Ryan - 03/14/2013 02:36 PM

“…and then we’ll flip the picture when we post it so it will look like I am climbing instead of just laying in the driveway.”

Posted by Andre Dickson - 03/14/2013 03:53 PM

“I see your point … ultralight gear makes all the difference.”

Posted by Andre Dickson - 03/14/2013 03:59 PM

“It ain’t about how fast I get there, it ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side … it’s the cliiiiiiimb” (used by permission of Stage Three Music Publishing Limited, not really)

Posted by Andre Dickson - 03/14/2013 04:02 PM

“If The North Face made climbing shoes as comfortable as this jacket, I could probably finish this route.”

Posted by Andre Dickson - 03/14/2013 04:06 PM


Posted by Andre Dickson - 03/14/2013 04:10 PM

“Get ready to catch me, I think I just sharted”

Posted by Nathan Fisher - 03/14/2013 04:19 PM

“I said ‘slack,’ not ‘take’!!!”

Posted by Will M - 03/14/2013 11:46 PM


Posted by Will M - 03/14/2013 11:53 PM

If death occurs, discontinue use… Why do I read warning labels this high?

Posted by ParisMarathon - 03/15/2013 12:23 AM

Here kitty, kitty, kitty

Posted by Peter L. - 03/15/2013 09:21 AM

“Dude, get the camera angle right.Get it so it looks like I am on a vertical wall, nit just crawling across this parking lot.”

Posted by Peter L. - 03/15/2013 09:23 AM

“Dude,I really hope that rumor about a Cliffhanger sequel is true!”

Posted by Robin - 03/15/2013 10:03 PM

Ouch, why did I laugh at that Warrior II pose?

Posted by Nathan S - 03/16/2013 06:26 PM

HEY! On that route beta, you sure that dude’s name wasn’t Gumby?

Posted by Brandi - 03/16/2013 07:23 PM

“How ironic that I avoid stepping on cracks when walking on sidewalks, but seek out gorgeous, voluptuous ones on the rock… oh, well hello beautiful!”

Posted by Brandi - 03/16/2013 07:30 PM

“I hope people don’t find out I just go around re-creating Michelangelo paintings… hurry… take the photo before this becomes a caption contest!!”

Posted by RunLesleyRun - 03/16/2013 08:36 PM

When I get to the top, I’m totally doing this again

Posted by Jon Evers - 03/17/2013 11:59 AM

Siri, Get Help! Siri you there?

Posted by Jonathan - 03/17/2013 02:09 PM


Posted by Jared - 03/18/2013 02:32 PM

Uhh seriously? You call this a hold?

Posted by Jared - 03/18/2013 02:35 PM

As I get higher and higher, I seem to be getting less and less crack, wait that can’t be right.

Posted by Kelsey - 03/18/2013 04:31 PM

North Face…half the fun is getting there!

Posted by Mark Nevilke - 03/19/2013 12:40 AM

Hey, hey, I wanna be a rockstar

Posted by Will - 03/19/2013 09:45 AM

oh look, a rock!

Posted by Chris Russell - 03/19/2013 03:16 PM

WWSD (What would Sharma do?)

Posted by Lynn - 03/20/2013 07:36 PM

Hang 20!

Posted by Kimberly C. - 03/21/2013 10:12 AM

Dang! My kid must’ve poured glue into the climbing powder again. :/

Posted by Daniel Lennon - 03/22/2013 11:23 AM

Yeah, I’ve got an extra ‘biner. Come and get it.

Posted by Ty Criner - 03/22/2013 11:26 AM

Well I knew I should have brought a few extra #2 nuts dammit!

Posted by Heide R - 03/22/2013 11:27 AM

I can’t remember if I was going up or coming down?

Posted by Mike H - 03/22/2013 11:28 AM


Posted by Mr Ed - 03/22/2013 11:29 AM

No one will know that this is a picture of me laying in the street tipped sideways

Posted by Carina Singh - 03/22/2013 11:31 AM

The things I do to keep my girlfriend happy..

Posted by Adam - 03/22/2013 11:32 AM

“Dear God I love crack.”

Posted by Trey - 03/22/2013 11:34 AM

I totally just figured out Inception: It’s a dream within dream.

Posted by Gordon - 03/22/2013 11:38 AM

Does this crack make my butt look big?

Posted by Val - 03/22/2013 11:38 AM

I knew I should’ve peed before starting this…..

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 11:44 AM

And they said I wasn’t going to amount to anything!!

Posted by Val - 03/22/2013 11:44 AM

The things I’ll do for a Starbucks coffee! I hope the there’s no line!

Posted by Vicki Johnson - 03/22/2013 11:47 AM

“Who put the sneezing powder in my chalk bag?!”

Posted by Val - 03/22/2013 11:47 AM

So help me – if that dog runs away one more time….I am not rescuing him again! And how the hell does he get up here anyway?

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 11:48 AM

Sage advice, Mr. Hand!

Posted by Mike Levad - 03/22/2013 11:53 AM

I think I left the iron on!

Posted by PJK - 03/22/2013 11:54 AM

That’s the best lookin’ crack I’ve ever seen!

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 11:57 AM

Here’s the story…of a lovely lady…who was bringing up three very lovely girls…all of them had hair of gold, like their mother…the youngest one in curls!!

Posted by Tim J. - 03/22/2013 12:00 PM

“Why is he holding the camera upside down again? He’s gonna make this look WAY harder than it is.”

Posted by Lia keller - 03/22/2013 12:01 PM

“Grab the large flake to the right and establish a belay” Serisoulsy?????

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 12:01 PM

Just keep climbing…just keep climbing…

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 12:04 PM

This is the FastPass line for The Matterhorn?!

Posted by Mike Truong - 03/22/2013 12:08 PM

Heather, will you marry me?!

Posted by Allen - 03/22/2013 12:15 PM

Did I leave the oven on…?

Posted by Tony - 03/22/2013 12:28 PM

“White castle was a BAD choice”

Posted by steve - 03/22/2013 12:32 PM

Did I leave the coffee pot on?

Posted by keith stuckey - 03/22/2013 12:33 PM

It’s not how many times you fall that matters, it’s how many time you get back up.

Posted by Leigh McClurg - 03/22/2013 12:34 PM

I do not think I realize the gravity of my situation…

Posted by Alex Flamm - 03/22/2013 12:41 PM

The guide book said slab… not what I had in mind.

Posted by Bjorn Lievens - 03/22/2013 01:17 PM

Oh ohw its breaking apart

Posted by Robin - 03/22/2013 01:41 PM

This one is from reality:

“Do you have a good hold?”

The belayer had a knot on the rope and needed to disconecct the belay device to get it loose…

/Robin, materialisten.se

Posted by Danny - 03/22/2013 01:58 PM

Stop following me!

Posted by Danny - 03/22/2013 02:03 PM

It’s nothing, I swear. We were just talking!

Posted by Danny - 03/22/2013 02:06 PM

Don’t you think this is a little high for Bouldering?

Posted by Danny - 03/22/2013 02:08 PM

See, I told you these North Face pants would make a difference!

Posted by Jon - 03/22/2013 02:24 PM

I said we should go left.. He said no dude go right..

Posted by Earl - 03/22/2013 02:25 PM

Did I just feel a raindrop?

Posted by Kelly - 03/22/2013 03:33 PM

…did I lock the back door?

Posted by Brock - 03/22/2013 04:58 PM

This isnt Gear Junkie Headquarters!! I must’ve taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque!!!

Posted by Parker Webb - 03/22/2013 06:05 PM

“How’s my butt look?”

Posted by matt - 03/22/2013 07:40 PM

[Turn picture 180°] “‘Down-climbing head first is FUN!”

Posted by OTHELLO PRIVALDOS - 03/23/2013 06:06 AM

farting is easy up here

Posted by Robert hall - 03/23/2013 10:03 AM

North facing my fears

Posted by Russell Mackay - 03/23/2013 10:19 AM

Ah, now this is what I call hanging around on Saturday morning!

Posted by Sam - 03/23/2013 10:53 AM

I mean this miiiiiight be a solid—yep, solid hold. We’re good!

Posted by jeannine s - 03/23/2013 11:35 AM

You don’t need to be spiderman to climb

Posted by Adam - 03/23/2013 11:45 AM

No one at work is going to believe this…

Posted by Hal Summers - 03/23/2013 12:01 PM

I’ve found 57 cents so far!! This thing is better than the cushions in my grandma’s sofa!

Posted by Nathan - 03/23/2013 12:57 PM

(At cameraman) “Now this time take the lense cap off”!

Posted by Jdunn - 03/23/2013 02:54 PM

Where is the men’s room ???

Posted by aeicher - 03/23/2013 04:03 PM

Just a little further.

Posted by Sara Aranda - 03/23/2013 05:18 PM

Be gnarly, look gnarly.

Posted by Basil - 03/23/2013 10:05 PM

Is this a good time to say I’m afraid of heights……

Posted by Moises - 03/23/2013 10:35 PM

Great. This guy just had to be a tailgater.

Posted by Robin - 03/24/2013 05:08 PM

When did the paparazzi take up rock climbing?

Posted by Josiah - 03/24/2013 10:00 PM

Who’s raw! I’m ready.

Posted by ian - 03/25/2013 06:41 PM

if there was ever a time for a bucket of KFC it’s gonna be tonight

Posted by tricia - 03/25/2013 08:06 PM

Mama, I’m coming home…

Posted by Matthew Odette - 03/25/2013 08:52 PM

I have the best commute to work, ever!

Posted by eedray - 03/25/2013 08:56 PM

crunch time

Posted by Brian - 03/26/2013 04:53 AM

I shouldn’t have had all that water before we started this! That guy below me is going to be ticked!

Posted by Dennis Bell - 03/26/2013 10:11 AM

I got this high, I hope my fingers stay in this crack,
Oooooooo Noooooooooo!!!!

Posted by Josiah - 03/26/2013 05:23 PM

Couch Potatoes.

Posted by Bryan - 03/27/2013 06:19 AM

“You want me to put my hand where?”

Posted by Anesh - 03/27/2013 08:21 AM

Why cannot I feel any wind?

Posted by Troy - 03/28/2013 11:38 AM

Caption: LIFE-You only get as high as you’re willing to climb!

On a Side note, HOLY HELL!!!

Posted by Cindi - 03/28/2013 11:39 AM

Does my protection make this crack look big?

Posted by Bruce - 03/28/2013 11:44 AM

I should have pee’d before I started!

Posted by Sean Fitzpatrick - 03/28/2013 11:49 AM

I wish North Face made parachutes…

Posted by John Loughnane - 03/28/2013 11:53 AM

I knew I should have gone to Medical School!

Posted by Ray Kim - 03/28/2013 12:05 PM

(to friend below) “Wait up?!? …Crimea river.”

Posted by Greg Romig - 03/28/2013 12:06 PM

I swear I left my gum right here, last time!

Posted by Tom Shriver - 03/28/2013 12:15 PM

It’s like talking to a wall…

Posted by Timothy Sutton - 03/28/2013 12:16 PM

“Ewwwwww, someone forgot to wipe their crack!!”

Posted by Kevin Frazier - 03/28/2013 12:35 PM

Not washing my hands after pancakes this morning is coming in handy right about now, no pun intended

Posted by Wendy - 03/28/2013 12:43 PM

Striving for greatness… one crack at a time!

Posted by Ryan Benson - 03/28/2013 12:55 PM

There better be cold beer at the top…

Posted by Patrick Olson - 03/28/2013 12:58 PM

“Dude, bro, I’m totally greasing off this slopey sidepull and looking at a gnarly 30 foot whipper off this sick, overhanging big wall! Watch me close…EPIC!”

Posted by Thai Vo - 03/28/2013 12:58 PM

Hey, I can see down her shirt!

Posted by Brad Tomm - 03/28/2013 01:01 PM

I wonder if I let the dog out this morning?!

Posted by Anthony Outman - 03/28/2013 01:09 PM

Don’t look down. Don’t look down. Find that hold.

Posted by James D - 03/28/2013 02:04 PM

Started from the bottom now we here!

Posted by Michael Campbell - 03/28/2013 02:17 PM

“A Bolt! A Bolt! My trad rack for a bolt!

Posted by Norm Levy - 03/28/2013 02:28 PM

I can see my house from here.

Posted by Gabriela - 03/28/2013 02:46 PM

Got to be quicker than that that’s what my wife said..my friend..

Posted by adam - 03/28/2013 07:31 PM

To bad these cracks are easy, I’m a crimp pimp!

Posted by kyle forrest - 03/28/2013 10:22 PM

Ain’t nobody got time for dis!

Posted by Nathan Swann - 03/28/2013 10:23 PM

This is a pretty sweet route!

Posted by Daniel Lombardi - 03/29/2013 07:16 AM

This is going to be an awesome top rope!

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 03/29/2013 10:15 AM

I am Having a gneiss day!

Posted by Robert Patton - 03/29/2013 11:18 AM

Does whatever a spider can (and looks good doing it).

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 03/29/2013 12:07 PM

When I get to the top Mr. Owl better have the answer to how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie pop.

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 03/29/2013 01:15 PM

Gear Junkie Keeps Me On and In the North Face.

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 03/29/2013 04:53 PM

I’m running out of holds, switching over to pure skill from here on.

Posted by Ashley - 03/29/2013 05:48 PM

Dude stop looking at my butt! Seriously!

Posted by Alberto - 03/31/2013 08:14 AM

Dammit, we’ve to return! I don’t remember if I lock the car!

Posted by Brandon Bethea - 04/01/2013 11:43 AM

The human equivalent to the video game Frogger, minus the cars and logs.

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 04/02/2013 10:37 AM

Did you steal my beer out of my back koozie?

Posted by Joseph D'Amico - 04/02/2013 11:53 AM

Just another day at the office “cracking” the route.

Posted by Ginny Lasco - 04/04/2013 10:25 PM

Note to self: More couch, less rock.

Posted by Scott - 04/05/2013 02:01 PM

This patch of rock above me looks just like a thought bubble…I wonder what it’s thinking.

Posted by Zachary - 06/20/2013 02:03 PM

There’s us, this wall, and forces of mother nature. Nothing quite like it…

Posted by Brianda - 07/26/2013 01:36 PM

“Hmm..I forgot to do something. What was it…”

Posted by Rhea Webb - 11/24/2013 11:33 PM

Scratch my ‘crack’…and I’ll scratch yours.

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