Favorite Types of Climbing?


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Big Wall climber
san jose, ca
Nov 15, 2012 - 10:18pm PT
heck I like aid climbing! especially when it's to get up something really big!

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 15, 2012 - 10:19pm PT
Sport climbing, 'cause I like being a pussy...

Credit: Reilly

Uh, I guess I meant sporty.

Boulder climber
member since 2002
Nov 15, 2012 - 10:20pm PT
always been partial to slabs

A long way from where I started
Nov 15, 2012 - 10:22pm PT
Finest kind of climbing
Finest kind of climbing
Credit: Ghost's favorite ice partner, Fred Seyffert

Nov 15, 2012 - 10:42pm PT
My preference is wall climbing.


Mountain climber
Olympia, WA
Nov 15, 2012 - 10:52pm PT
Old school Class 3 in the Sierra, like Cathedral Peak (and summit block). Or, like Ritter-Banner traverse. Destination oriented with little or no gear. Where I usually go, if I need a rope, I'm off route.

Sport climber
The Big Wide Open Face
Nov 15, 2012 - 11:35pm PT
Face climbing - on sight, ground up, new routs, big scale. Great for high voltage out on the lead while your homies down at the belay talk smack about you not running the rope out sufficiently to "keep the fluff off."

Those were high times and I wish I had done more of it.


Technically expert, safe belayer, can lead if easy
Nov 15, 2012 - 11:44pm PT
Splitter 5.10 hand cracks.

Or funky, loose alpine schwag.

Hell...it's all good.

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:59pm PT
Hmmmm, tough question. Maybe some easy solos with the rising sun, followed by breakfast then maybe a few pitches of sport or a multi pitch before grabbing a late lunch, then hitting the boulders until your fingers don't bend any more is the best for me. Doing more than one discipline of climbing in a day i guess is my favorite type of climbing. Mileage climbing. Places like Squamish, Tuolumne, Jtree & red rocks where it's possible to do are my favorite to visit.

Rock climbing & lots of it = favorite type of climbing.

from out where the anecdotes roam
Nov 16, 2012 - 03:43am PT
moving into the mystery on something previously unknown, as quality
as the famous, but with it's prospective for rediscovery left intact

edit: easily infatuated, hardly fussy ... i tell ya charlie, it's a curse!
Charlie D.

Trad climber
Western Slope, Tahoe Sierra
Nov 16, 2012 - 04:47am PT
^^^Hoo, the question wasn't about women! ;^)
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