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Looking for climbing partners.

Postby StephenCloudGately » Fri Aug 06, 2010 8:25 pm

I'm currently living in Flagstaff, AZ and am looking to either join or plan as many mountaineering trips as I can. I work on an 8 day on 6 day off schedule so I have plenty of time to accomplish this, only problem is I don't have any climbing buddies. Im extremely flexible, just looking to get as much time and experience on the mountain as I can. So if your looking for a partner or would like to plan a trip (Northern Cascades Perhaps?) Let me know!
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Postby Sarah Simon » Fri Aug 06, 2010 10:09 pm

First, good luck in your endeavors (both finding climbing partners and visiting summits).

To faciliate finding partners via SP, I suggest you build out your SummitPost profile quite a bit more. Sign a few summit logs for the peaks or technical routes you've succeeded on and provide a bit about you in your profile "A few words" section.

Your profile information assists potential partners in sizing you up to determine whether you'd be a good fit for them both in terms of climbing skills and experience as well as general disposition.


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Postby Jerry L » Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:11 pm

That's some sound advice from Sarah. I'd also add that rather than just throw out a blanket statement that you're looking for partners, maybe plan a climb such as I'd like to climb either mountain #1 or #2 within a certain time frame and I need a partner. Then post that in the section where you'd like to climb. I'm not a fan of Plans and Partners on this site. I don't think it gets too much traffic. Good luck. I'm headed out west late summer / early fall and I'll be looking for partners if you're interested.
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