I want to be a 5.9 trad leader

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ydpl8s

Trad climber
Santa Monica, California
Mar 29, 2013 - 03:15pm PT
....or you could just lead some 5.7's and 5.8's and then wait 25 or 30 yrs and they'll be upgraded to 5.9's and 5.10's, worked for me.
climbski2

Mountain climber
Anchorage AK, Reno NV
Mar 29, 2013 - 03:32pm PT
Go to Josh there dozens of em all over the place. Stand in the parking lot at hidden valley.. open your eyes and you should see a few without moving a muscle. If you are not to picky about the actual "rating" you will have a weeks worth of climbing as much of anything as you like. easy to hard.


Weeg
the true challenge
is to tackle any 5.9
at the tail end
of a two-week sex dry spell.

any of you freaks done that?
yea. i thought so.


neither have i.

Depends how you define sex.
Spider Savage

Mountain climber
The shaggy fringe of Los Angeles
Mar 29, 2013 - 04:44pm PT
The easiest 5.9 trad lead has to be Double Cross at Joshua Tree.

But to be 5.9 you have to lead it with perlon slung hex nuts.




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