Aspiring Climber, looking to learn the ropes
Posted by willK on Dec 5, 2013
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Location: Virginia, United States
City or Place: Round Hill
Skill Level: Beginner
Categories: Biking, Gym/Training, Hiking, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Social, Other
Partner Status: Need Partners
I've always been enthralled by hiking/camping and the outdoors in general, but I've recently realized a desire/passion for rock climbing with an eventual hope of some genuine mountaineering. I'm just starting out (Been to a gym a few times, climb on every rock I can possibly find) but the gym isn't really doing it for me. I'm a very quick and motivated learned who usually does a lot of self-teaching, but the consequence of error here is a little higher than my normal learning activities.
If anyone has the patience and willingness to help a newbie get into climbing, or just wants to go on a good hike in the Blue Ridge, let me know!
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