Gunks, Tetons, Winds, Cascades
Posted by welle on May 6, 2010
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Dates: Jul 1, 2010 through Aug 31, 2010
City or Place: Queens, NY
Skill Level: Intermediate
Categories: Biking, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Other
Partner Status: Want Partners
Female, 35 here. I'm in the Gunks every weekend. This is my second season leading. I lead up to .7 in the Gunks and follow .9s. Have a rack, ropes. I'd like to find a partner who leads .9 and up levels, so we could swap leads and I can save .7s and .8s for onsights. Am also open for trips up to ADK, NH and VT.
This summer, I would like to go out West and climb some alpine moderate routes either in Tetons/Winds or Northern Cascades. I'm proficient with rope management, self rescue, am very efficient at belay transitions and a big believer in moving fast in the mountains. I'm also pretty good at route finding. I'd like to find a partner with similar attributes, age gender not important, but sense a humor is a MUST. Appreciation of good scotch, cognac or microbrews is a plus. Local partner preferred so we can climb in the Gunks first and practice self-rescue and stuff together before heading out to the mountains.
"The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till the other is ready."
--Henry David Thoreau
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