Posted by bcaarons on Sep 14, 2012
Page Views: 131
Location: California, United States
City or Place: San Francisco
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Categories: Gym/Training, Hiking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Partner Status: Want Partners
My itch to climb outside was temporarily satisfied in Utah/Colorado/Idaho this summer, but now that I am back in California, I'm painfully aware that I don't have any stable reliable climbing partners. I mostly rock climb, started going outside last year. I'm leading sport 5.7s through 5.9s, with the occasional 5.10. I can follow trad; I've learned and led one trad route but am not confident enough to own a trad rack. I'm a huge backpacker, and I love to scramble peaks. I'm going to Patagonia in a couple of months thus am motivated to train. I want to start mountaineering, I don't have much exposure to snow. This is what I'm looking for:
-Consistant, non flaky partner who likes to climb/ peak bag for weekends, at least once a month
-Someone who has equal experience if not a little more, I love learning from others
-people who are looking for a long term climbing partner who they can trust and grow as a climber with.(sounds cheesy I know but is important!)
I'm serious about climbing and would love to learn and grow, I'm excited to start mountaineering and would love to be shown the ropes. I don't often go back on my word when I plan a trip.
let me know if you're looking for the same things!!!
"Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish."
© 2006-2012 SummitPost.org. All Rights Reserved.