Their Story, an ice climber fanfic | FanFiction
When referring to the individual Ice Climbers, use Popo to refer to the leader Climber, and use Nana to refer to the partner Climber. To quote smashwiki - Relationship-wise, several fans believed them to be siblings, or even. Climbing quotes about relationship and women, such as: 'A Woman's Place Is a fit comrade for steep ice or precipitous rock, and, in consequence, holds it as. It was never anything specified in Ice Climber or supplemental media related to it IIRC. I think Sakurai or someone at Nintendo went with the.
Now you will see what they were doing on this mountain, and why I mentioned it in the first place.
Can we all just agree to call the lead climber "Popo"? | Smashboards
But while she did love to see it, Nana was only saying it to make conversation, her mind was wandering instead on the subject of why they were up here. Popo had simply appeared at her door, telling her that they were going climbing. She did not really question it then, she knew they hadn't been climbing in several weeks and she knew that being in town too long put him on edge. Besides, spontaneity with Popo, in her experience, usually led to good things. So she had simply complied.
But now, after hours of silence whenever she tried asking what they were here for, she was getting curious and in need of at least some conversation. While his expression seemed calm, his inner critic was screaming at him, "What is wrong with you man?! Can't you see she was trying to get you to talk?! She still doesn't know why you brought her up here! Also, wipe your mouth, you're drooling. Hesitantly, Popo put his hand on Nana's shoulder.
That inner critic wasseriously getting on his nerves. This was quite strange for Popo, he never got nervous. He always maintained his cool. He could stare down any challenges, and wasn't afraid to take the lead when they had to fight someone. But now, he was stammering like mad, averting her gaze, and his face was scarlet. She thought he looked adorable, but at the same time, her curiosity was piqued.
What could make him so very embarassed? After a few seconds of severe awkward, Popo took a deep breath to regain his composure, and started over. While she knew that Popo got along fairly well with her parents, not unlike how she did with his, as far as she knew, she had not expected the boy she was in a relationship with to tell her he had been talking to her father while she was not there, something most girls probably can relate to. Now she really needed answers.
Now, calm down, think about what you need to say, and say it. He did as she advised, taking another deep breath in, and this time, forcing his nerves to hold. He looked his love squarely in the eyes, and said, slowly and meaningfully, "I talked to your dad yesterday, so I could ask him if I could ask you something.
What in the world does that mean? In fact, she was incredibly smart. However, Popo's vague words and strange tone severely confused her. She simply looked blankly at him. What are you saying? Just tell her already! Popo looked at the girl in front of him, the girl of his dreams, and said, "Nana, do you love me? Something that warms me up at whenever I think of it. Popo had never been much for being overly complex, preferring to speak with his actions instead.
Climbing Quotes about Relationship or Women
But this, this was new. Strange enough he had been nervous and stuttering earlier, but now, expressing his emotions through words, and doing it so well? This was nearly unheard of. What could he possibly have in store that would cause him to act like this? No sooner had she finished contemplating this, than Popo had gotten on one knee. When she realized he had done this, she looked down to him, her curiosity quickly peaking.
What are you doing now? She was getting really tired of all her efforts to procure an answer coming up fruitless. If she knew how soon she was getting an answer, she probably wouldn't have asked with such an edge.
Especially if she knew the answer. Popo set his hammer down at his side, and reached into the pocket of his parka. After a minute, he pulled out a small sealskin pouch, from which he pulled It wouldn't be necessary, as the obvious answer would be, "Yes that is a ring".
A very nice ring, I might add. An intertwined gold and silver braided loop made the band, with a V-shaped base with two pieces of gemstone, dazzling blue sapphire on one side, pearly pink garnet on the other. Nestled between them, a small diamond in the shape of a valentine heart. Popo looked at Nana's shocked expression with pride, he had always joked about how she was hard to get real shock out of. Now he really got the proper reaction out of her. After a few seconds of savoring her reaction, he held the ring out towards her in his hand.
After a few moments of this, Naana raised herself up above Popo, and exclaimed a loud "Yes! In the not-so distant future, they would be married. They would have 4 children, all of whom would have their parents' power.
Their entire lives would revolve around climbing like it had before. Pee like a guy. They said it would be a better movie if they had a girl it in. In fact, to make the ascent seem all the more valid, she even had her belayer John Bachar dress up in women's lingerie.
Pigs roll in mud, Scott climbs, Inez rolls in mud and climbs. I think it is simple Biology. I can make this work. While it helps, of course, to have tough muscles, the prizefighter would not necessarily make a fine Dolomite climber. But the ballet dancer might. It was slow, cold and boring. They climbed faster than I did, surrounded with an almost visible aura of masculine resentment.
So I took them to Gwynne's Chimney on Pavey Ark, and as they struggled and sweated in that smooth cleft, sparks flying from their nails, and me waiting at the top with a taut rope and a turn round my wrist, I knew that I had won. The atmosphere — when we were all together again — was clean and relaxed. It just cleans all the crap out of your head. Anonymous Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book.
But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded. Fritz Zwicky A man does not climb a mountain without bringing some of it away with him and leaving something of himself upon it.
Martin Conway If Everest is the cake, Trango is the topping. Anonymous Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach. John Muir The mountain is nothing without people on it.
Often you part expedition exasperated, but a year or two later you go back with the same partners knowing there's potential in this human relationship. Greg Child Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was. Dag Hammerskjold The mountains have done the spiritual side of me more good religiously, as well as in my body physically, than anything else in the world.
No one knows who and what God is until he has seen some real mountaineering and climbing in the Alps. Wethered, Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as the sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms teir energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
- Can we all just agree to call the lead climber "Popo"?
John Muir about Yosemite Inspirational climbing quotes Near the foot of the mountain we visited a yogi who dwelled in a hollow tunneled beneath a boulder. He pondered our notion of climbing Shivling and said: Greg Child An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. Chesterson If there is such a thing as spiritual materialism, it is displayed in the urge to possess the mountains rather than to unravel and accept their mysteries.
Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka For me an adventure is somethin that I can take an active part in but that I don't have total control over. Peter Croft I think anything that you put your life's energy into becomes part of your identity.
It would be difficult for the Rolling Stones to not play rock and roll anymore, because that's their image of themselves. When you've convinced everybody that that's who you are, that's who you are. Jim Bridwell There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.
Sir Rannulph Fiennes I think anything that you put your life's energy into becomes part of your identity. Jim Bridwell The most beautiful experiences I've had climbing are when everything is simplified. Free soloing is the simplest thing, until you learn to fly or to walk on air - which I feel is all possible. Dean Potter When I climb, concentration must pe present.
With it, there is familiarity and sometimes possibility to look deep down into your soul. Because there, there are no more lies.
There is only truth. Beat Kammerlander Identifying and overcoming natural fear is one of the pleasing struggles intrinsic to climbing. Alex Lowe What is behind you is forgotten.
Like the samurai frequented ordinary cutthroat, so sometimes extreme mountaineer can be self-centered, mythomaniac or crook to each yourself and the environment.
Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka Many years ago, I climbed the mountains, even thought it is forbidden. Things are not as they teach us; the world is hollow, and I have touched the sky. From a dying Star Trek character A sense of uncertainty that is potentially fatal is what makes climbing an adventure. Anything less is just working out.
Jim Bridwell I just have a dream mountain under the eyelids, this is my breath, my life. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka I think climbing is less a sport and more a hobby, and as such, I think everybody's a beginning climber.
Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka This obsession is a curious thing. Sometimes wonder about the merits of devoting so much of myself to a singular climbing objective. Much of the time it beats me down, leaves me hanging my head in despair.
But then there are the moments that bring me to life. Today my fingertips were cracked and bleeding. I made no progress despite great conditions. Now I am on the ground and can hardly contain my excitement to get back on the wall. Jerzy Kukuczka A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top The pleasure of risk is in the control needed to ride it with assurance so that what appears dangerous to the outsider is, to the participant, simply a matter of intelligence, skill, intuition, coordination Climbing in particular, is a paradoxically intellectual pastime, but with this difference: Every move has to be worked out in terms of playing chess with your body.
If I make a mistake the consequences are immediate, obvious, embarrassing, and possibly painful. For a brief period I am directly responsible for my actions.
In that beautiful, silent, world of mountains, it seems to me worth a little risk. Alvarez Climbing is what I do. Anatoli Boukreev Classic mountaineering grows out of a traditional romantic imagination. Its heart is the "feeling", its path is "blood, sweat and tears", and its restriction is God. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka We are missing some fine routes by not being light enough to climb clouds.
Wade Mills It is very important for women to climb with other women. Zoe Bundros But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.
Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom. Only a person who risks is free. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; and the realist adjusts the sails. Andrzje Zawada You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above.
One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know. Jim Bridwell Great effort, fear and suffering sweet all the worthless chaff out of us. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that really gives value to the whole activity of climbing.
Alex Lowe I looked back at the summit of the mountain, which seemed but a cubit high in comparison with the height of human contemplation, were in not too often merged in the corruptions of the earth. Petrarch, Italian Poet, on the summit of Mt Ventoux in Whenever a climber leaves the known paths, he enters an area without rules or routines The only advice comes from deep inside the self. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka When you ride your bike, you're working your legs, but your mind is on a treadmill.
When you play chess, your mind is clicking along, but your body is stagnating. Climbing brings it together in a beautiful, magical way. The adrenaline is flowing, and it's flowing all the time. Pat Ament Climbing is a great effort, but the extraordinary pleasure". Jerzy Kukuczka Climbing is often group activity and it's always inspiring to see how other people, who share your passions, do things.
Fred Nicole Consider what you want to do in relation to what you are capable of doing. Climbing is, above all, a matter of integrity.
Rock is the skin of the planet, and you can learn something from the rock, but you need to communicate with element. You have to be part of the element, not fight it. Fred Nicole Courage is grace under pressure. Ernest Hemingway Other extremely alluring traits in people are simplicity and naturalness.
Simplicity and naturalness are never painfully obvious qualities, and yet which I come across them in a person, I get this sense of a firm foundation and of a direct access to truth. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka How could the adventure seeker of today find satisfaction with the level of performance that was a standard set more than 40 years ago?
Aleksander Lwow You will climb only as high as your mind lets you. Robyn Erbesfield Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no man has been before and where few can follow. The unknown is the essence of adventure. And on Trango Tower the aspect of adventure was not so great as on Gasherbrum IV or on the Broad Peak traverse, because we fixed meters of rope for the descent.
The ropes were there, so it was not a position of being completely unknown. This possible escape eliminated an aspect of adventure.
But another aspect of adventure is facing up to the unexpected, and this happened a lot on Trango Tower. We never knew what the next pitch would be or if the weather would hold. It breeds a saneness in dealing with day to day trivialities which probably cannot be got in any other way, and a habit of quick decisions.
Steph Davis Like a drop of water falls from the summit, that's the line I shall take. Comici Difficult struggle in mountaineering is our rise above himself, is the voice of freedom. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka I look at climbing not so much as standing on the topo as seeing the other side.
There are always other horizons in front of you, other horizons to go beyond and that's what I like about climbing. Chris Bonington The world is a better place to live in because it contains human beings who will give up ease and security in order to do what they themselves think worth doing. They do the useless, brave, noble, divinely foolish, and the very wisest things that are done by Man. And what they prove to themselves and to others is that Man is no mere creature of his habits, no automaton in his routine, but that in the dust of which he is made there is also fire, lighted now and then by great winds from the sky.
Walter Lippmann, journalist The essence of climbing is not limited to those out there making a name for themselves. Lois LaRock When you are totally defeated you begin again to enjoy the small things around you.
Just going to the mountains, not for victory or glory, but to enjoy nature or enjoy fine people. If you always succeed you enjoy the admiration of many people. Being defeated means being limited to the basis existential choices of life. If you can enjoy the quiet evening hours it is beautiful; a hero who always succeeds may not have time to enjoy such things. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting.
Seuss There are two worlds: Ron Kauk To live for some future goal is shallow. It is the sides of the mountain which sustain life, not the top. Robert Pirsig In nature there are no rewards or punishments, there are consequences.
I felt an immense pity for all the little men who toiled on in the prison which society has succeeded in building against the open sky, who knew nothing and felt nothing of what I knew and felt at that moment.
Yesterday I was like them, and in another few days I would be like them again. But today I was a prisoner set free; and tomorrow I would be a lord and master, and commander of life and death, of the stars and the elements. Giusto Gervasutti Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.
Greg Child Climbing is this long term, lifelong journey. It stops being fun. Listen to your motivation. Just pushing, pushing yourself to your limits. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka In a sense everything that is exists to climb.
All evolution is a climbing towards a higher form. Climbing for life as it reaches towards the consciousness, towards the spirit. We have always honored the high places because we sense them to be the homes of gods. In the mountains there is the promise of A higher place of awareness, a spirit that soars.
Rob Parker The best climber in the world is the one who's having the most fun. Alex Lowe The man coming back from the hard mountain trip is a wiser being, calmer and radiating inside. I'd say momentary liberated. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka If the conquest of a great peak brings moments of exultation and bliss, which in the monotonous, materialistic existence of modern times nothing else can approach, it also presents great dangers. It is not the goal of grand alpinism to face peril, but it is one of the tests one must undergo to deserve the joy of rising for an instant above the state of crawling grubs.
But soon we have to start the descent. Suddenly I feel sad and despondent. I am well aware that a mountaineering victory is only a scratch in space But in spite of this, how sad I feel at leaving that crest!
On this proud and beautiful mountain we have lived hours of fraternal, warm and exalting nobility. Lionel Terray Stupidity is falling pray to your own illusions. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka Climbing is my lifelong journey.
Chris Sharma After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. Nelson Mandela Naturally, the mountains does not automatically make us better. Like the samurai frequented ordinary cutthroat, so sometimes extreme mountaineer self-centered, mythomaniac or crook to each other and the environment. John Gill The events of the past day have proven to me that I am wholly alive, and that no matter what transpires from here on in, I have truly lived.
Anonymous climber Climbing is the lazy man's way to enlightenment. It forces you to pay attention, because if you don't, you won't succeed, which is minor — or you may get hurt, which is major.
Climbing Quotes - avesisland.info
Instead of years of meditation, you have this activity that forces you to relax and monitor your breathing and tread that line between living and dying. When you climb, you always are confronted with the edge. Hey, if it was just like climbing a ladder, we all would have quit a long time ago. Duncan Ferguson One does not climb to attain enlightenment, rather one climbs because he is enlightened. Zen Master Futomaki Climbing is not a spectator sport.
I try to nurture that transformation in myself. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka Every move is a creation, Maintaining the delicate balance is a creation, The line is a creation, Survival is a creation, Freedom is a creation. Voytek Kurtyka Wojciech Kurtyka If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.
Queen Elisabeth I I would like to be myself in life — my real self. My ego, though, is powerful and not necessarily working in my best interest all the time. The reason why I started climbing was because I could be free from myself. Chris Sharma If in normal conditions it is skill, which counts, in such extreme situations, it is the spirit, which saves. Walter Bonatti Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
Doug Lawson To put yourself into a situation where a mistake cannot necessarily be recouped, where the life you lose may be your own, clears the head wonderfully. It puts domestic problems back into proportion and adds an element of seriousness to your drab, routine life. Perhaps this is one reason why climbing has become increasingly hard as society has become increasingly, disproportionately, coddling. Alvarez There are so many aspects to the sport. It never gets boring because you always do something different.
Wolfgang Gullich Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.