/ Doorpost bosigran in february or 7a indoors
2 degrees in the car park at Bosigran, bit of a breeze up. Snow flurries. Wet traverse, numb hands gloves or not.
Which one was harder
Err, the 7a?
Doorpost is piss after all.
I expect you're going to say Doorpost though...?
Forgot to add the smiley ;)
I'll go for the 7a being the hardest.
1st pitch of Doorpost is often wet.
Trad climbs in typical england conditions are desperate before during and after.
Only if you are scared. Try relaxing :-)
fear is a minor factor, last outdoor trad lead was October, but I could rationalise it was well protected.
The main factors though are climbing in 10 layers, gloves, numb hands and wet rock, bring on the spring!
OK I admit I was climbing down there around the same time and we were pinned back to HS from our usual E grades.
Doorpost HS, sunkissed granite and 15 degrees.
VS in gloves
HVS below 5 degrees wearing so many layers your harness doesn't fit.
7a+/E4 below 2 degrees, wind , snow, gloves, layers, wet, verglass any other excuses you can think of etc
> Trad climbs in typical england conditions are desperate before during and after.
What does that make Welsh and Scots route like then?!
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