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The general public has its conjectures about indoor climbing—namely that it’s only speed climbing and any indoor crusher should henceforth be referred to as Spiderman (or woman). The gen pop has interesting ideas about what outdoor climbing is as well. Some of those generalizations have been depicted below, with commentary.
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