/ What grade is acceptable for climbing in boots?
depends entirely what grade/ style of route you're planning on doing out there. If you're comfortable climbing Severe in big boots I expect you'll be fine
on easier routes with snow and glacial approaches and longer rock sections ( Voie normale on the dent du geant springs to mind). you'd take your crampons off and climb the rock in big boots, around Severe I guess,
if you're confident on that kind of ground then you'll be fine in the alps, While training for the alps last year we were moving together on routes up to around MVS in big boots and then repeating routes we'd done in rocks shoes up to E1 in boots, I found that was a great confidence booster.
Big boots are great for cracks. Well, big boot size ones ...
Hi if I am leading at VS/HVS does that mean I can climb ED2 ie North Face of The Eiger 1938 classic????
What is French Sport 4+ uk trad wise?
This and your other post is now leading me to believe that you are either very, very naive or trolling.
What other post?
I know it is more complex than that as they far more things to consider such as exposure, altitude, objective dangers eg rock and ice, crevasses, how sustained the climbing is and where Aid is involved!
With the Eiger North Face you need to do it in good weather!
not a troll!
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