Trusting new partners?

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Re: Trusting new partners?

by norco17 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 3:11 pm

Steve1215 wrote:

long story short, don't trust any climber under the age of 45

unless it's like alex honnold or someone of that caliber


I disagree, but I am only 27. Personaly there are a lot of climbers under 45 I would trust before honnold. You have to have the same risk tolerance to really feel comfortable climbing with someone.

Also someone mentioned youtube videos, some of those are a little suspect, but most are good. I like the videos on this site.

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Re: Trusting new partners?

by mills » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:36 pm

I find it really hard to trust new partners even belaying in the gym, I don't feel that I can push my limits or even think of falling off without getting quite nervous...I have about a dozen or so buddies whom I can totally trust to hold my rope, it`s a difficult decision when climbing with someone you can`t 100% trust.


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