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by milspecmark
Mon Jul 12, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Caver's Route on Tower Rock
Replies: 48
Views: 10195

I agree. and from the info I got on this thread, we have decided not to take them there. That is the reason I posted it, rather than waist time hiking out to it and realizing it is too much. everytime someone gets on here wanting to know where to take the "noobs" it gives me this feeling of dread. I...
by milspecmark
Fri Jul 09, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Caver's Route on Tower Rock
Replies: 48
Views: 10195

captain static wrote:If I was bringing a friend who climbed trad to RRG for the first time I don't think Caver's or Tower Rock for that matter would be the first place I would think of taking them.
Well we are bringing a bunch of noobs to the red and we wanted to do something easy and cool.
by milspecmark
Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Caver's Route on Tower Rock
Replies: 48
Views: 10195

pkananen wrote:I think bringing a rope on that climb is more trouble than it's worth. There's 20 feet of chimneying that is protected by a sketchy bolt. You'll bring a rack and barely use it.
So you are saying to just downclimb? I have never seen it so I have no idea what to expect
by milspecmark
Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Caver's Route on Tower Rock
Replies: 48
Views: 10195

Caver's Route on Tower Rock

What kind of trad equipment do I need to do Caver's Route? I normally sport climb but I am going to the gorge with a friend that Trad climbs but I want to make sure he has enough gear.
by milspecmark
Wed Jul 07, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: You are not a climber till ya climb a 5.12
Replies: 29
Views: 7594

The Shire looks good. Thanks.
by milspecmark
Tue Jul 06, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: You are not a climber till ya climb a 5.12
Replies: 29
Views: 7594

Thanks for all of your input. I am looking into all of your suggestions in the guidebook. It looks like Bruise Brothers wall has a lot of beginner routes as well, do you guys like that? Some of the climbs mentioned would work, but I am trying to find a place with some 5.8s around so we can warm up a...
by milspecmark
Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: You are not a climber till ya climb a 5.12
Replies: 29
Views: 7594

You are not a climber till ya climb a 5.12

So this is my second year of climbing and I am sadly starting to realize that I am not a climber yet. I keep reading on here that routes under a 5.12 are not considered climbs, but I sure do love them. I like to climb at roadside, phantasia, the zoo, miur valley, etc. I am not comfortable with Trad,...